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Dysphagia Awareness

Dysphagia Awareness

This Dysphagia Awareness online course will give an overview of what the medical condition dysphagia is and what is involved in managing the condition.


Duration: 1 Hour     CPD Points: 1

  • Objectives

    At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

    • Understand how normal swallowing works
    • Explain the signs and symptoms of dysphagia
    • Identify those that are at a higher risk of having dysphagia
    • Explain how to find help when managing an individual with dysphagia
  • Course Content

    Unit 1

    • Dysphagia Awareness – Course Introduction
    • What is Dysphagia?
    • Stages of Swallowing
    • Things that Affect Swallowing 
    • Knowledge Check – How do we Swallow?
    • Risks for Dysphagia
    • Affects fo Dysphagia
    • Signs of Dysphagia

    Unit 2

    • Managing Dysphagia 
    • Who Manages Dysphagia?
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Dysphagia Awareness Course free course certificate.


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