Journal article

Growing a profession: Clinician perspectives on the evolving practice of speech-language pathology in Vietnam

Marie Atherton, Bronwyn Davidson, Lindy McAllister

International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

Purpose: This paper reports findings from phase two of a multiphase cross-cultural research programme exploring the professional practice of a group of Vietnam's first university-qualified speech-language pathologists.Method: Employing qualitative research methodology, this study involved a series of workshops with seven Vietnamese speech-language pathologists in which visual research methods were used to explore the evolution of their work, the challenges they faced, and opportunities to progress their professional practice. Thematic analysis employing a mixed deductive-inductive approach was used to analyse the textual data.Result: Heightened awareness of the speech-language pathology prof..

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