Dysphagia: Awareness and Support of Swallowing Difficulties

by Altura Learning
$20.00
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Course Description:

In this course you will learn how dysphagia may affect a person and explore appropriate care strategies. Includes information on the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI).

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Define the term dysphagia and how to recognise signs and symptoms
  • Describe complications that can occur due to dysphagia
  • Discuss how to assess for swallowing difficulties
  • Describe how to support a person with dysphagia during eating and drinking

Who is this course appropriate for:

This course is appropriate for RNs, ENs and support staff. It is also appropriate for carers supporting a person with dysphagia in the home.

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.

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