All speech and language therapists are required to continually update their knowledge and practice. This course will help to deepen your understanding of the assessment and management of these disorders. Additionally, the teaching and learning methods adopted will equip you with the skills to continually review and evaluate new dysphagia evidence in the future.
The assessment encourages you to engage with online peer discussion, critiquing the evidence base and coursework encourages you to engage with a research question and proposal in your clinical area of interest.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for Speech and Language Therapists and other health professionals with clinical experience of working in the field of dysphagia and disorders of eating and drinking.
Oct: Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 October 2022
Nov: Wednesday 2, 16, 23 and 30 November 2022
Dec: Wednesday 7 and 14 December 2022
The key takeaway of this course is improvement in the assessment and management of eating and drinking disorders, and the development of the critical skills needed to assess the evidence that supports good practice.
This course is worth 15 credits and can be taken as part of a PGCert, PGDip or MSc course, including the MSc Speech, Language and Communications course.