Dysphagia Online Course

This Dysphagia Online Course aims to increase your knowledge and understanding of dysphagia.

The course begins by explaining what dysphagia is, who may be affected, the different types and causes of dysphagia.

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Course Description

This Dysphagia Online Course aims to increase your knowledge and understanding of dysphagia.

The course begins by explaining what dysphagia is, who may be affected, the different types and causes of dysphagia. Then you will learn about the signs and symptoms of dysphagia, how it is diagnosed and the treatments available. You will also learn about the risks of dysphagia and how to manage a diagnosis.

Study Dysphagia Online Course via an eLearning platform.

Access to the Dysphagia Online Course is delivered via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Know the meaning of dysphagia.
  • Know the stages of swallow.
  • Know the main types of dysphagia.
  • Know the main causes of dysphagia.
  • Know who is most at risk.
  • Know the symptoms of dysphagia.
  • Know the symptoms of dysphagia.
  • Know how dysphagia is diagnosed.
  • Know how dysphagia is treated.
  • Know the risks associated with dysphagia.
  • Know how to manage a diagnosis of dysphagia.

Course Syllabus

  • What is dysphagia?
  • Oropharyngeal dysphagia
  • Oesophagus dysphagia
  • The 5 Stages of Swallow
  • The causes of dysphagia
  • Who is most at risk of dysphagia?
  • Signs and symptoms of dysphagia
  • What to do if you suspect signs of dysphagia
  • How dysphagia is diagnosed
  • Treatments for Oropharyngeal dysphagia
  • Treatments for Oesophagus dysphagia
  • Risks associated with dysphagia
  • Managing a diagnosis of dysphagia