RCSLT webinar: Dysphagia Competencies Training

This event took place on 20 October 2020, 8.15pm – 9.15pm.

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About the webinar

This webinar was chaired by Judith Broll, director of professional development, RCSLT and featured presentations by:

  • Beverley Harden, allied health professions lead, Health Education England; deputy chief allied health professions officer, England; visiting professor, University of Winchester.
  • Professor Elizabeth Ward, professor in speech pathology and conjoint professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland.
  • Áine Kearns, lecturer and regional facilitator, speech and therapy, University of Limerick.

Learning aims

  • Get an overview of the project and what it means for you.
  • Learn how this new HEE-funded, UK-wide project, led by the RCSLT, will benefit UK-based speech and language therapy dysphagia services.
  • Hear from international SLT colleagues, who have already embedded entry-level dysphagia competencies in pre-registration education and training in Australia and Ireland.