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Imagine being at a family dinner when your grandparent suddenly starts choking on a bite of food. You panic, not knowing what to do to help them. This scenario, unfortunately, isn't uncommon, as dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, affects countless individuals. The Dysphagia Awareness Course equips you with essential knowledge about this condition, ensuring you're prepared to identify, understand, and support those struggling with dysphagia.
- Grasp the fundamentals of dysphagia, its prevalence, and the importance of early recognition.
- Explore the intricacies of the swallowing reflex and the factors that can disrupt it.
- Gain insights into the causes, signs, and symptoms of dysphagia, enabling you to identify potential cases.
- Understand the diagnostic processes and treatment options available for individuals with dysphagia.
- Familiarise yourself with the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative, ensuring safe and appropriate nutrition.
- Discover the critical role of oral care in managing dysphagia and its impact on patient well-being.
In a world where dysphagia affects a diverse range of individuals, from the elderly to those with underlying medical conditions, understanding this condition is essential. Our Dysphagia Awareness Course is your gateway to comprehensive knowledge about this challenge. Through six meticulously designed modules, you'll delve into the intricacies of dysphagia, from its introduction to its diagnosis, treatment, and dietary implications. We'll also highlight the vital role of oral care in managing dysphagic patients, ensuring their overall well-being.
Equip yourself with the terminology, concepts, and insights you need to identify dysphagia, offer support, and contribute to enhanced patient care. With a keen focus on the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative, you'll gain knowledge that is both practical and beneficial in real-world healthcare settings. Join us in this eye-opening journey to empower yourself with the tools you need to make a difference.
Don't miss this opportunity to expand your understanding of dysphagia. Enrol now, and be prepared to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those affected by this condition.
- Module 01: Introduction of Dysphagia
- Module 02: Understanding the Swallowing Reflex
- Module 03: Cause, Signs, and Symptoms
- Module 04: Diagnosis and Treatment
- Module 05: International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative
- Module 06: Oral Care in the Dysphagic Patient
Who is this course for?
- Healthcare professionals looking to enhance their knowledge of dysphagia.
- Caregivers and family members seeking to support loved ones with dysphagia.
- Students in medical and healthcare-related fields.
- Anyone interested in understanding the complexities of dysphagia.
- Dysphagia Specialist: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
- Speech Therapist: £25,000 - £45,000 per year
- Registered Nurse: £24,000 - £40,000 per year
- Dietitian: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
- Occupational Therapist: £27,000 - £48,000 per year
- Medical Doctor: £40,000 - £90,000 per year
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Certificate of Completion (PDF)
Digital certificate - Included
Once you have successfully completed the course, you will receive a CPD Accredited PDF certificate completely free of cost as a proof of your accomplishment.
Certificate of Completion (Hard Copy)
Hard copy certificate - £9.99
Note: Delivery of hardcopy certificate is free within the United Kingdom. However, to obtain a hardcopy certificate, international students have to pay £19.99 for the shipment to their designated address.
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