Postgraduate diploma in swallowing disorders

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation of workshop, seminar or course


This postgraduate diploma is a multidisciplinary and multi-centred course with the objective of increasing knowledge about dysphagia by offering advanced training in the specific area of oropharyngeal dysphagia and including professional practice with clinical cases.

The 57 ECTS course is designed for multidisciplinary personnel in all fields dealing with dysphagia:

- medicine: physicians, radiologists, neurologists, ear-nose-throat specialists/otorhinolaryngologists (ENT), phoniatricians, geriatricians, rehabilitation medicine, pneumologists, surgeons, etc.

- other health professionals: nurses, speech-language pathologists/therapists (SLP/SLT), dieticians and nutritionists, occupational therapists (OT), physiotherapists, physiatrists, kinesiologists, dentists, etc.

The course is run in Spain by Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona and is offered in two languages, one 100% English, and another 75% Spanish and 25% English.

The clinical practice is offered with the support of Fundació Salut del Consorci Sanitari del Maresme and the venue is Mataró Hospital.
Period1 Oct 2018 → …
Event typeCourse
LocationBarcelona, SpainShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Dysphagia
  • Multidisciplinary approach
  • Oral health