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Dysphagia Awareness

Delivered in partnership with Nurse training2care this virtual session aims to increase your knowledge of dysphagia awareness.

It begins by explaining the process of swallowing identifying the stages involved. You will learn terminology and identify the different types of Dysphagia warning signs and triggers and how to manage Dysphagia.

Who the course is for?

This course is ideal for all Health and Social Care staff.

Learning method

The course is a virtual session over 2 hours, at the end of the session you will complete a short assessment to evidence the learning which will take you approximately 1 hour to complete.

What you will learn

By completing this course, you will gain an understanding of defensible documentation and the types of documents, which will develop and improve your skills in a health and social care setting.

You will cover

  • Introduction - Physiology of Swallowing.
  • What is Dysphagia.
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).
  • Managing Dysphagia.
  • Practical feeding experience with thickening agent.  

Course benefits

  • Understand dysphagia what the triggers are and preventative measures. You will learn terminology and understand the process of swallowing.
  • Course delivered via virtual session to give you flexibility of study.

Course dates and times

Currently no training dates are planned. 

How to book

If you require this training, please express an interest and we will notify you if any future dates are planned. 

Please contact us.

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