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Short Course - Dysphagia Mealtime Management

Dysphagia Mealtime Management

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Dysphagia Mealtime Management

Short Course - Dysphagia Mealtime Management

Study MethodFace to face, in class
LocationPerth (Rivervale)
RecognitionCertificate of participation
Start DateRolling intake
Fees$100
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Course Details

Course details

This course is an overview of swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) and how it can affect the ability to swallow safely. It also covers an overview of food and fluid modifications and safe swallowing strategies that can reduce the risk of a choking or aspirating. Practical component of the training session sees participants practice back blows and chest thrusts and steps involved in preparing thickened fluids.

Topics that are covered:

  • Dysphagia and its signs and symptoms
  • Assisting people with dysphagia safely and compassionately
  • Food modification and why it is required
  • International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI)
  • Dealing with choking/aspiration emergency


Entry Requirements

Entry and eligibility requirements

There are no pre-entry study or qualification requirements, however to be eligible, you must:

  • Possess suitable English language, literacy and numeracy skills (e.g. you will need to be able to read, understand and communicate care requirements on a care plan);
  • Be at least 18 years of age
Duration and Learning Method

Duration and learning method


This course is delivered face to face at our Rivervale training venue for a duration of 4 hours by our experienced industry Trainers.

Certification

Certification


A certificate of participation will be issued to each learner confirming the learning outcome.

Training Dates

Book this course!

Please contact us on 1300 492 703 or via training@amanaliving.com.au to book your course today.

Sessions run from 09.00am to 1.00pm 


Dates available for this course:

2024


18th April

14th May

13th June

Dysphagia Mealtime Management

Short Course - Dysphagia Mealtime Management

Study MethodFace to face, in class
LocationPerth (Rivervale)
RecognitionCertificate of participation
Start DateRolling intake
Fees$100
Apply now
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