Adult Dysphagia Training for Healthcare Professionals

Continuing Professional Development (short course)


Module code: MOD001925

Module level: 6

Module credits: 15 credits

Course duration: 3 study days plus 1 submission day.

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Number of places: 15


Enhance your management of patients with swallowing issues, prevent problems such as aspiration pneumonia and learn to provide the right nutrition for recovery.

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Full description

Who should attend?

Registered healthcare professionals who are working in a clinical environment where practice can be supervised.



Weds 1 February 2017
Weds 8 February 2017
Weds 5 April 2017

Practice date
By negotiation with your speech and language supervisor
Submission of practice and theory
Weds 10 May 2017

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff.With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

15 Credits (Level 6)


If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.

Contact details

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Melanie Bird, Course Leader

01245 68 4114

CPD Admissions Team

01245 686868

Entry requirements

To join this course, you must be a registered healthcare professional (NMC, HCPC or similar) working in a clinical environment that enables supervised practice.

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