Anatomy and Physiology of Deglutition
Are you caring for someone who has difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)? Understand more about the complex physiological mechanisms involved. Award-winning UC academics share their latest insights in this field.
There are no prerequisites for this course, but a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology will help you understand the more technical terminology.
This course is for anyone interested in learning more about the anatomy and physiology of swallowing.
People diagnosed with issues related to dysphagia and those with a professional interest will benefit from this course.
We recommend a laptop or desktop computer and a reliable internet connection. For most courses you'll need to download and populate assignments. These are usually available in Microsoft Word.
Course fees must be paid before learning can begin, either via online credit-card payment, or by contacting email@example.com to request an invoice. Please note: fixed invoice payment dates apply, so we recommend getting in touch with us as soon as possible to request an invoice, as this option is subject to availability.
- Module 1 = 10% (submit assessment 1)
- Module 2 = 25% (submit assessment 2)
- Module 3 = 10% (submit assessment 3)
- Module 4 = 10% (submit assessment 4)
- Module 5 = 45% (submit assessment 5)
Dr Phoebe Macrae
Senior Lecturer | Deputy Director of the University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research
Professor Maggie-Lee Huckabee
Distinguished Professor | Director of the University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research