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Dysphagia Awareness

Overview

This e-learning course on Dysphagia Awareness has been designed to help the learner gain an understanding of what dysphagia is, the signs and symptoms along with common causes. This course explains how to use the IDDSI framework and the benefits for any individual with various swallowing abilities. It also delves into any alternatives there may be to oral feeding as well as the importance of multi-disciplinary working whilst supporting someone with dysphagia.

Course Modules

  • Understanding Dysphagia
  • The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI)
  • How best to support people with Dysphagia
  • Multi disciplinary working
  • Knowledge check