Dysphagia Awareness

Dysphagia Awareness



    Dysphagia is a medical disorder that causes difficulty in swallowing, and often, people are left unable to swallow at all. People with dysphagia struggle to eat food and drink liquids,  leading to throat issues such as choking and coughing.

    In this Dysphagia  Certification Course, you will learn about the impact of dysphagia on a person’s health, as well as its causes,  symptoms and treatment. You will learn about the responsibilities and role of healthcare workers when caring for patients with dysphagia, as well as gain the skills required to become a qualified Speech and Language Therapist.

    Our expert instructor will guide you through how to assess and manage dysphagia with expertise, taking you through best practices for prescribing medicines and applying a person-centred approach when dealing with dysphagia patients.

    Please note: This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This Dysphagia Awareness doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Gain a theoretical understanding of dysphagia and its variations
    • Understand the causes, symptoms and treatment of dysphagia
    • Learn about the swallowing process and the impact of dysphagia on patients’ health
    • Know how to assess and manage dysphagia effectively
    • Deepen your understanding of the role of healthcare professionals when treating patients with dysphagia
    • Learn how to prescribe medicines for patients with dysphagia 
    • Develop the professional skills to become a Speech & Language Specialist 
    • Learn how to apply a client-centred approach when treating dysphagia patients

    Will I receive a certificate of completion?

    Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.

    Who is This course for?

    This course is ideal for aspiring speech and language therapists and healthcare professionals who wish to learn more about dysphagia and its treatment. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which is open to both part-time and full-time students.

    Career Path

    This Dysphagia Awareness will help you gain all the necessary theoretical knowledge to excel in the relevant field. Enrol on our course now and get started on the journey of taking your career to the next level.

    Course Curriculum

    Dysphagia Awareness
    Module: 1 – Introduction of Dysphagia 00:31:00
    Module: 2 – Understanding the Swallowing Reflex 00:30:00
    Module: 3 – Cause, Signs, and Symptoms 00:38:00
    Module: 4 – Diagnosis and Treatment 00:23:00
    Module: 5 – International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative 00:35:00
    Module: 6 – The importance of good oral health 00:35:00
    Mock Exam
    Mock Exam – Dysphagia Awareness 00:20:00
    Final Exam
    Final Exam – Dysphagia Awareness 00:20:00

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