Welcome to the Nursing Times Learning online training course on dysphagia.
Dysphagia - difficulty swallowing - results from impeded transport of liquids, solids, or both from the pharynx to the stomach.
This unit is one of many online courses for nurses available from Nursing Times, the UK's leading independent, peer-reviewed journal for nurses. It will teach you:
- The causes and effects of dysphagia and its associated risks
- The signs of dysphagia
- What nutritional support and practical strategies are available for patients with dysphagia
- How to provide first aid treatment for patients who are choking
How do I start learning?
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