Sensory Integration

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This course is aimed at nurses and health care professionals working in clinical areas with patients receiving care for sensory and cognitive issues.

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This is a non-accredited update which is available to Health Care Professionals who are band 5 or above. It is a multi-professional course which is relevant for both primary and secondary care.

The programme enables you to learn about the implementation of sensory integration and bi-hemispheric brain principles. It looks at concepts of eye-hand coordination and visual discrimination, vestibular engagement and ocular-motor fatigue.

Why us?

  • The sessions are created and delivered by practitioners who specialise in their area of nursing. Years of experience and knowledge has provided a great interest from practitioners in wanting to attend such sessions. 
  • This update has been commissioned by Health Education North East and funded places are available, subject to conditions

Course structure

This course runs for two consecutive days:

  • 21 June 2018
  • 22 June 2018

Topics covered on this course include:

  • Introduction to sensory processing disorder
  • Brain benefits
  • Techniques
  • Brain loads
  • Cognitive development

Sciences Complex,
City Campus,


  • Our Clinical Skills Suite is equipped with a range of clinical equipment for training health professionals. The cutting-edge equipment is backed up with excellent IT facilities and helpful IT support staff.

    Clinical Skills Suite
  • We’ve got thousands of relevant books and e-books, with many more titles available through the inter-library loan service. We also subscribe to a comprehensive range of print and electronic journals so you can access the most reliable and up-to- date academic and industry articles. There are nearly 9,000 journal titles, mostly in electronic format.

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This update 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

We usually require applicants to be health care professionals. You should be working in a clinical setting where your work involves working with patients receiving care for sensory and cognitive issues.

Fees and finance

The fee for this course is £110 – this may be covered by HEENE funding.

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This information was correct at the time of publication.