This course will update your theoretical understanding of aphasia and help you to apply that knowledge. It explores specific issues in aphasia, such as conversation and written modalities; and specific manifestations, such as jargon aphasia.
You will learn about innovations in aphasia therapy such as the use of multimedia technology. You will have the opportunity to develop your own research proposal with individual supervision from one of our research leaders. Critical and reflective thinking will be promoted, both with respect to the literature and to clinical practice.
This course identifies new developments in:
- language processing theory
- the assessment of conversation in aphasia and aphasia therapy
- how to integrate language and social approaches in therapy.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for practicing speech and language therapists and other clinicians who want to update their knowledge in aphasia.
Feb: Wednesday 1, 8, 15 and 22 February 2023
Mar: Wednesday 1, 15, 22 and 29 March 2023
Apr: Wednesday 5 and 12 April 2023
The key takeaway from this course is a more detailed understanding of the theory and practice of acquired language impairment.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards postgraduate taught degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 30 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 30 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.