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TETN Clinic Practicum provides distance learning students practicum experience in accordance with ASHA standards.  Practicum is the supervised learning/practice of speech/language pathology in accordance with the standards of the profession.  The TETN venue offers practicum experiences which are similar to the on-campus venue; however, there are many more locations involved in the TETN venue.

TETN Practicum Requirements:

  • 4 semesters with sponsoring educational entity (spring/fall semesters)
  • 2 summer semesters of externship practicum assigned by clinic director in hospitals / rehabilitation facilities / long term care facilities / specialty camps.

Students must complete a minimum of:

  • 25 hours of supervised observation
  • 375 hours of clinical practicum
    (At least 325 hours of the total 400 clock hours must be completed in graduate school.)


  • Clinic experiences are designed to meet all of the ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) clinical requirements for Speech-Language Pathologists.
  • Students will receive experience and must demonstrate competency in the following areas in both assessment and intervention:
a.  Articulation
b.  Voice
c.  Hearing
d.  Fluency
e.  Language
f.  Communication Modalities
g.  Cognitive Aspects of Communication
h.  Social Aspects of Communication
i.   Swallowing

page updated 9/27/2013 2:15 PM

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