Feeding Patients with Swallowing Difficulties

Feeding Patients with Swallowing Difficulties

Feeding patients with swallowing difficulties, also known as dysphagia, is a crucial skill for caregivers and healthcare professionals. This course is designed to provide an introduction to dysphagia management and safe feeding practices for patients with swallowing difficulties. It aims to help caregivers and healthcare professionals understand the causes and symptoms of dysphagia, learn how to modify food and liquid consistencies, and practice proper feeding techniques to minimize the risk of choking and aspiration.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 6
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 158
What you will learn
  • Identify signs and symptoms of swallowing difficulties
  • Understand the importance of a proper feeding environment
  • Learn various food and liquid modification techniques for dysphagia patients
  • Practice safe feeding techniques to reduce the risk of aspiration and choking

Lessons

    • Introduction to DysphagiaIntroduction to Dysphagia
    • 5 mins
    • Causes and Symptoms of Swallowing DifficultiesCauses and Symptoms of Swallowing Difficulties
    • 4 mins
    • Creating a Safe and Comfortable Feeding EnvironmentCreating a Safe and Comfortable Feeding Environment
    • 5 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Food and Liquid Modifications for Dysphagia PatientsFood and Liquid Modifications for Dysphagia Patients
    • 4 mins
    • Safe Feeding Techniques and StrategiesSafe Feeding Techniques and Strategies
    • 3 mins
    • Monitoring and Reporting Changes in Swallowing FunctionMonitoring and Reporting Changes in Swallowing Function
    • 3 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Exam- Feeding Patients with Swallowing Difficulties Exam- Feeding Patients with Swallowing Difficulties
    • 15 mins

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