The course aims to respond to the evidence that the appropriate identification and management of dysphagia in practice reduces morbidity, mortality and improves quality of life. Improved nutrition and hydration have an impact on physical and mental wellbeing. Children and adults with dysphagia may present in different ways and have varying symptoms and profiles of retained abilities. Services should be person-centred and provide a range of interventions which are culturally appropriate. This short course has been designed in response to the learning needs of these professionals in practice-based settings.
This is six-day programme delivered one day per month as blended learning. It includes:
Applicants should be registered healthcare professionals. Evidence of previous study at level 5 (or 6 for those studying at level 7) is required.
The fee for this course is £700. Funding places are available.
This information was correct at the time of publication.