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Adult Dysphagia Training City Health

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Course overview

This introductory course will support nurses and healthcare assistants in understanding swallowing difficulties.  The hands on workshop will also highlight common approaches to managing swallowing difficulties, both in acute and community settings. This course is tailored to healthcare staff working in elderly care or neurology specialties.

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

Please see Course Overview.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Nurses and healthcare assistants.

English requirements

Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Assessment

Assessment

No formal assessment, for teaching see Course Overview.

Module leaders

  • Dr Celia Harding

    Celia is a speech and language therapist who joined the Division of Language and Communication Science in October 2004 teaching and researching in the areas of disability, AAC, preterm infants and dysphagia.

    Prior to working at City, University of London, Celia worked for nearly 20 years full time in the ...

  • Kirsty Harrison

    Kirsty is a speech and language therapist who joined City University London in 2008 to teach motor speech disorders and neurology for speech and language therapists.

    Kirsty initially studied linguistics at the University of York in 1996-1999. This sparked her interest in all things related to communication and she decided ...

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