We are delighted to launch this new eLearning course "Dysphagia Awareness"
This course has been launched on our CareTutor platform.
If you are a current or a new customer interested in this course, please add this to your basket and check out to enquire a free phone call explaining a bit about the course and we'll help you set up an account on our CareTutor platform for you to access this course.
Details about the course:
Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing difficulties.
Dysphagia affects 50-70% of nursing home residents and is estimated to affect 8% of the general population.
It is essential to know how to care for these patients to avoid potentially life-threatening consequences.
This online course will help learners understand the issues around Dysphagia including causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
By the end of the course, learners should understand:
- What different forms of Dysphagia exist
- The common causes of Dysphagia
- The impact Dysphagia can have on people who suffer from it
- Diagnosis of Dysphagia
- What different types of treatment are available
Subjects covered include:
What Dysphagia is • Causes of Dysphagia • Recognising and Diagnosing Dysphagia • Complications of Dysphagia • Dysphagia in Children • Treating Dysphagia • The impact Dysphagia can have on people who suffer from it