Universitetet i Tromsø inviterer til Dysfagi Workshop med professor Susan Balandin

Publisert: 22/04/18 oppdatert: 22/04/18

UiT The Artic University of Norway, Tromsø, is proud to hostthree workshops on dysphagia, choking, and management
of swallowing disorders from 26-28 October 2018.dysphagia workshops

Professor Susan Balandin

holds the Inaugural Chair of  Disability and Inclusionat Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.Trained by Professor Joan Sheppard to deliver  the Dysphagia Disorders Survey and Dysphagia Management Staging Scale, she is a certified trainerand regularly delivers workshops on dysphagia in Australia and India. She has conducted research in dysphagia and adults with lifelong disability in Australia, India, the US and Scandinavia and has published in this area.


Friday 26 October, 09.30 -16.30: DDS Certification workshop
Participants will learn to use:
• The Dysphagia Disorders Survey (DDS)
• The Dysphagia Management Staging Scale (DMSS)
• The Choking Risk Assessment (CRA)
• The Pneumonia Risk Assessment (PRA)
These tools will be provided to participants as part of the

Saturday, 27 October, 09.30 -16.30: Understanding &
Improving Swallowing & Feeding Function in Children &
Adults with Lifelong Disability

Sunday, 28 October, 09.30 -16.30: Understanding & Treating
Swallowing & Feeding Disorders in Children with Cerebral
Palsy (CP) REGISTER by Monday, 1 October 2018 uit.

PRICING: Kr 2500 for one workshop, kr 6500 for all three. Tea/coffee and lunch
are included each day.
PLACE: UiT Norges Arktiske Universitet, Tromsø.

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Workshopen er et samarbeid mellom UiT Norges Arktiske Universitet, Tromsø og Deakin University, Melbourne Australia.

Lenken er:

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