Dysphasia / Aphasia

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Dysphasia / Aphasia online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Dysphasia / Aphasia online training module:

1. Introduction to Dysphasia: providing an overview of what dysphasia is, its causes, and its impact on individuals' communication and swallowing abilities.
2. Types of Dysphasia: explaining the different types of dysphasia, including expressive dysphasia (difficulty expressing thoughts and ideas) and receptive dysphasia (difficulty understanding language).
3. Signs and Symptoms: The common signs and symptoms of dysphasia, such as difficulty finding the right words, slurred speech, trouble understanding others, and challenges with reading and writing.
4. Assessment and Diagnosis focusing on the process of assessing and diagnosing dysphasia, including the use of standardized tests, medical evaluations, and collaboration with speech and language therapists.
5. Treatment and Management: discussing various treatment approaches and management strategies for dysphasia, such as speech and language therapy, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems, and swallowing techniques.
6. Communication Strategies: providing practical tips and techniques for effective communication with individuals with dysphasia, including using clear and simple language, allowing ample time for responses, and using visual aids.
7. Supporting Swallowing: strategies to support safe swallowing in individuals with dysphasia, including modifying food and drink consistency, positioning techniques, and monitoring for aspiration risks.
8. Person-Centered Care: emphasizes the importance of person-centered care in supporting individuals with dysphasia, including respecting their preferences, involving them in decision-making, and promoting their independence and well-being.
9. Legal and Ethical Considerations: The legal and ethical considerations related to dysphasia, such as consent, confidentiality, and safeguarding vulnerable adults.

The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the definition and causes of dysphasia.
2. Identify the signs and symptoms of dysphasia.
3. Recognize the different types of dysphasia and their impact on communication and swallowing abilities.
4. Understand the assessment and diagnostic process for dysphasia.
5. Familiarize oneself with various treatment approaches and management strategies for dysphasia.
6. Develop effective communication strategies when interacting with individuals with dysphasia.
7. Learn techniques to support safe swallowing in individuals with dysphasia.
8. Understand the importance of person-centered care in supporting individuals with dysphasia.
9. Gain awareness of legal and ethical considerations related to dysphasia.
10. Access additional resources and support for further learning and professional development in the field of dysphasia.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Dysphasia / Aphasia online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.