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Swallowing Disorders - Dysphagia

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Swallowing Disorders - Dysphagia

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Course Number:
SP089

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The purpose of this course is to familiarize learners with the swallowing disorder dysphagia. A review of the mechanics and stages of swallowing are presented. This course engages the learner in content related to signs and symptoms of aspiration, with a review of diagnostic tests and interventions used to assist those with dysphagia. Strategies for aspiration prevention are discussed, including diet and liquid modifications.

Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Mechanics of Normal Swallowing
  • Types of Dysphagia
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$19.99

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By The End of This Course Participants Will be Able To:

  • Define dysphagia
  • Recognize the causes of dysphagia
  • Identify complications of dysphagia
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of aspiration
  • Discuss different care strategies that will prevent aspiration in residents with dysphagia
  • Identify diet and hydration strategies that prevent aspiration
  • Describe the nutritional impact dysphagia can have on a resident

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Swallowing Disorders - Dysphagia

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