This introductory course takes the form of a hands-on workshop and explores different approaches to managing swallowing difficulties, both in acute and community settings. The course supports nurses and healthcare assistants in understanding swallowing difficulties, recognizing symptoms and managing treatment through common approaches.
The course examines the relevance of dysphagia understanding and treatment in a range of patients, including the elderly, those with neurological issues, patients recovering from a stroke, and those suffering from dementia.
Who is it for?
This course is tailored to healthcare staff – nurses and healthcare assistants – working in elderly care or neurology specialties.
This course runs over one full day.
The key takeaway from this course is an introductory knowledge of dysphagia and its treatment.
This course is worth 7.5 hours of CPD.