Adult Dysphagia Training for Healthcare Professionals

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford

Module code: MOD001925

Module level: 6

Module credits: 15 credits

You'll attend three face-to-face study days and arrange a dedicated practice day with your Speech and Language Supervisor.

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Please also complete a supplementary information form when applying for this course.


Number of places: 15

Overview

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?

Our module will benefit any healthcare professional who encounters patients with swallowing difficulties on a daily basis.
When you apply, you'll need to provide the name of a qualified Speech and Language Therapist from your local area, who has agreed to support your clinical supervision and practice assessment.

Dates

Study Days
2 and 7 February 2018
18 April 2018

In addition, you'll arrange a dedicated practice day with your Speech and Language Supervisor.

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?

Chelmsford
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)

£1,156

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

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Melanie Bird

01245 684114
melanie.bird2@anglia.ac.uk

CPD Admissions Team

01245 686868
admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

You'll be a healthcare professional who regularly comes into contact with patients with potential swallowing problems.
To be accepted onto this course, you'll need to provide the name of a qualified Speech and Language Therapist from your local area, who has agreed to support your clinical supervision and practice assessment.

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