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Dysphagia Awareness
Dysphagia Awareness

Dysphagia Awareness

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Description

Course Title:  Dysphagia Awareness 

Course length – 3 hours (Webinar 2 hours)

Maximum number to attend – 12 (webinar – 20)

This dysphagia training course is designed for all staff.  It aims to provide awareness and knowledge of dysphagia and common swallowing difficulties.

Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

Introduction - Physiology of Swallowing


Understand the process of swallowing identifying the stages involved.


What is Dysphagia


Understand the terminology

Identify the different types of Dysphagia

Warning signs or triggers

Understand the difference between coughing and choking/treatment for these

Identify signs and symptoms of aspiration

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)


Discuss GERD including signs and symptoms and treatments available. 

Managing Dysphagia


Discuss:

Preventative measures

Mealtimes

Modification of diet and fluids

Oral Care

Administration of Medication

ADLs

Positioning

Liaising with MDTs Risk Assessment / Care Planning

Practical Session


Practical feeding experience with thickening agent.


training session, there is a written assessment to evidence the learning of the attendees.

This course can be tailored to the bespoke needs of the customer.  Please speak to a member of the sales team for further details.

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