This course, for experienced clinicians, will equip you with practical skills in dysphagia practice. It will support you to make clear clinical decisions and to continuously develop dysphagia care in your area of work.
You will be supported to utilise the evidence base in your day to day work and to develop creative solutions to difficult dysphagia scenarios. Developing effective networks in dysphagia management will also be facilitated through this course.
You may choose to use the learning and reflection as part of your evidence for the knowledge aspect of the RCSLT dysphagia competencies at B, C and D level.
Developing effective networks in dysphagia management will also be facilitated through this course.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for Speech and Language Therapists and health professionals with experience of working in the field of dysphagia disorders of eating and drinking.
This course comprises 5 full days in response to feedback on accessibility for busy, working clinicians who have sufficient clinical experience to reflect on.
It is essential that you attend the final day as this is when participants are expected to complete their assessment presentation.
May: Tuesday 10, 17 and 24 May 2022
Jun: Tuesday 7 and 21 June 2022
This course is linked to the RCSLT dysphagia competencies and will support you in self-evaluation and skill development.
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.
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 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 toward eligible programmes.