publication . Article . 2013

The benefits of a 5-day dysphagia intensive placement

Naomi Cocks; Celia Harding; Madeleine Pritchard;
Open Access English
  • Published: 12 Sep 2013
  • Publisher: INFORMA HEALTHCARE
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Finding practical dysphagia opportunities for students pre-qualification is challenging. Discussions with clinicians led to the development of a new placement model. The placement was just five days and had an accompanying workbook. The current study aimed to evaluate the benefits of the placement. Data were analysed from 40 students who attended an adult dysphagia placement and 13 who attended a paediatric dysphagia placement. Measures included a pre and post self-rating questionnaire, qualitative feedback from clinical educators and students and a pre and post measure of knowledge using concept maps. Student self-rating data indicated gains in experience, awar...
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Medical Subject Headings: otorhinolaryngologic diseaseseducation
free text keywords: P1, Speech and Hearing, LPN and LVN, Otorhinolaryngology, Language and Linguistics, Research and Theory, Student learning, Psychology, Workbook, Dysphagia, medicine.symptom, medicine, Concept map, Clinical skills, Qualitative feedback, Clinical psychology
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publication . Article . 2013

The benefits of a 5-day dysphagia intensive placement

Naomi Cocks; Celia Harding; Madeleine Pritchard;