Eating and Drinking Problems in Children

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Learn about the eating, drinking and swallowing process in children, and the signs and consequences of these difficulties. Study a multi-professional course which is relevant for both primary and secondary care. 

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This is a half-day workshop that aims to give you more information on the following:

  • Eating, drinking and swallowing process in children
  • Signs and consequences of these difficulties in children
  • Strategies used to reduce the associated risks
  • Understanding eating and drinking plans
  • When to refer to speech and language specialists

Why us?

  • This course forms part of our CWD suite of courses and is seen as a priority area for NHS trusts

Course structure

This workshop is a one day taught session using lecture style, video clips, interactive work and carer/patient presentation.

Content includes:

Eating, drinking and swallowing problems in children, strategies to reduce the risks and when to refer to speech and language therapists.

Sciences Complex,
City Campus,


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This course will take place in the Sciences Complex which contains the Living Lab, an integrated facility, supported by IT connectivity that enables a range of patient journeys and scenarios to be modelled. 

Entry requirements

This course is aimed at registered health professionals.

Fees and finance

The fee for this course is £110.

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