Graduate speech-language pathology students' initial self-perceptions of skills critical for interprofessional practice.

07:00 EST 19th January 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Graduate speech-language pathology students' initial self-perceptions of skills critical for interprofessional practice."

Interprofessional collaborative practice is critical for quality service delivery. Given the limited research on speech-language pathology (SLP) students' interprofessional knowledge and skills, this investigation assessed graduate SLP students' self-perceived interprofessional competence and their perceptions of roles of other professionals. Fifty-eight SLP students completed two validated surveys at the beginning of the first or second semester of graduate school. Collectively, the students rated themselves positively on communication, teamwork, attitudes toward interprofessional learning, and professional relationships. They rated the interactions of other professionals negatively. No significant differences were found between first- and second-semester students on communication, teamwork, and attitudes toward interprofessional learning. First-semester students rated interprofessional interactions and personal interprofessional relationships more positively than second-semester students. Overall, the students rated other professionals positively. These data describe the initial self-perceived interprofessional competencies of SLP students early in their master's program, providing direction in designing interprofessional experiences for SLP students and practicing clinicians.


Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Journal of interprofessional care
ISSN: 1469-9567
Pages: 1-4


DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [10622 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The Impact of a Peer-Tutoring Project on Academic Learning Skills in Speech-Language Pathology Students.

Peer tutoring may advance learning experiences and academic performances of students. Moreover, it seems to be an effective strategy to develop new skills. This study aimed to explore the effects of p...

Correction to: Crowe et al., Innovations actively shaping speech-language pathology evidence-based practice.

Caregivers' Perceptions of Their Child's Language Disorder: Alignment between Caregivers and Speech-Language Pathologists.

Caregivers' perceptions regarding their child's language disorder may influence caregivers' involvement in therapy as well as daily home interactions, thus impacting developmental outcomes. However, l...

Catching the Wave: Are Biology Graduate Students on Board with Evidence-Based Teaching?

Graduate students hold a critical role in responding to national calls for increased adoption of evidence-based teaching (EBT) in undergraduate classrooms, as they not only serve as teaching assistant...

A clinical training model for students: intensive treatment of stuttering using prolonged speech.

This study describes a practical model for improving the quality of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) education on a clinical setting in a Bulgarian University. During this study, adults who stutter (AW...

Clinical Trials [3904 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Assessing the Effectiveness of Communication Therapy in the North West (The ACT NoW Pilot Study)

This study investigates the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of speech and language therapy for adults who suffer communication difficulties following a stroke.

Speech Therapy in the Management of Chronic Cough

Speech and language intervention (speech therapy) is one of the few methods which seem to be useful in management of persistent chronic cough. This method has not been available for patien...

Cochlear Implant Speech and Non-speech Sound Recognition

The primary purpose of the research is to study how synthesized speech and non-speech percepts (sounds) are recognized in subjects with cochlear implants (CI) who are not getting functiona...

Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Post-stroke Aphasia

This study aims to determine whether transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) paired with speech-language therapy is more beneficial than speech-language therapy alone in acute and c...

Impairments of Oral Language in Mobius Syndrome

The Möbius syndrome constitutes a congenital disorder classically caused by genetic and environmental factors. The clinical manifestations include lesion of the facial and abducens nerve...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The study of speech or language disorders and their diagnosis and correction.

Procedures for assisting a person with a speech or language disorder to communicate with maximum efficiency.

A professional society concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and remediation of speech, language, and hearing disorders.

An aphasia characterized by impairment of expressive language (speech, writing, signs) and relative preservation of receptive language abilities (i.e., comprehension). This condition is caused by lesions of the motor association cortex in the frontal lobe (Broca's area and adjacent cortical and white matter regions). The deficits range from almost complete muteness to a reduction in the fluency and rate of speech. CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENTS (in particular INFARCTION, MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY) are a relatively common cause of this condition. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp478-9)

Conditions characterized by language abilities (comprehension and expression of speech and writing) that are below the expected level for a given age, generally in the absence of an intellectual impairment. These conditions may be associated with DEAFNESS; BRAIN DISEASES; MENTAL DISORDERS; or environmental factors.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article