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Dysphagia: Awareness and Support of Swallowing Difficulties

Course Description

Describe how dysphagia may affect a person and explore appropriate care strategies. Update includes information on the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI).

Learning Outcomes

– 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

Course Code:
R-170125-AU
Course Availability:
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Library:
Residential Care
Collection:
Care & Clinical
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