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Adult Dysphagia Training City Health

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

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

  • Professor Celia Harding

    Dr. Celia Harding trained as a speech and language therapist at University College London, graduating in 1986. She joined the Division of Language and Communication Science, City, University of London in October 2004 teaching and researching in the areas of disability across the lifespan, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), preterm infant ...

  • Kirsty Harrison

    Kirsty is a speech and language therapist who became an Honorary Lecturer at City, University London in 2020. Kirsty is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia.

    Prior to this, Kirsty worked at City, University of London as a Senior Lecturer. to teach motor speech disorders, dysphagia ...