This course aims to develop your knowledge of the impact on communication skills of a variety of neurological and cognitive impairments. It will encourage you to evaluate a range of relevant recent research findings and determine the implications of different cognitive communication impairments for assessment, differential diagnosis and intervention. In addition, you will learn about current theories of relations between cognition and language in different clinical populations.
Critical and reflective thinking will be promoted, both with respect to the literature and to clinical practice.
Who is it for?
The course is ideally suited to students and practitioners with experience of and a keen interest in cognitively based communication impairments. The topics covered will be relevant to practitioners who work with children or adults.
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 takewaway of this course is the development of an in-depth understanding of cognitively based communication impairments.
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 15 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 15 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.