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Practical Management of Dysphagia CPPD

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Course overview

This module is designed for Speech and Language Therapists and other health professionals with experience of working in the field of dysphagia and disorders of eating and drinking.

All speech and language therapists are required to update their knowledge and practice continually.

This module will help to deepen your understanding of the assessment and management of these disorders. Additionally, the teaching and learning methods adopted will help equip you with the skills to continually review and evaluate new dysphagia evidence in the future.

Term 3

APR: Tuesday 30 April 2019
MAY: Wednesday 1, 14, 28 May 2019
JUN: Tuesday 11 June 2019

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • A first or upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, or the Licentiate Diploma of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • A current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory body or equivalent
  • At least two years' relevant clinical experience working as a Speech and Language Therapist or a teacher of people with speech, language and communication needs and/or learning disabilities (where relevant)
  • A satisfactory academic reference and/or a satisfactory clinical reference.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Dr Celia Harding

    Celia is a speech and language therapist who joined the Division of Language and Communication Science in October 2004 to teach issues related to disability across the lifespan.

    Prior to working at City, University of London, Celia worked for 19 years full time in the NHS. Clinical interests include paediatric ...