Choking Management in Aged Care

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Updated 16 May 2024 Certificate

Choking is a medical emergency with potentially life-threatening consequences. Because of this, it is essential you are able to identify and respond to a choking incident in your workplace! This Ausmed training module will equip you with useful resources to understand who is at an increased risk of choking, how to recognise the signs of choking, and the theory of performing first aid during a choking incident.

Content

5 Video Units • 9 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
1m
Older Adults and Choking
2 Questions
3m
Recognising Choking and Performing First Aid
3 Questions
6m
Post-Choking Care and Prevention
2 Questions
3m
Conclusion
1m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Identify clients who are at increased risk of choking.

2

Recognise the signs of choking.

3

Understand the theory behind performing first aid for choking.

Who it's for:

Care workers and registered nurses working with older clients.

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Last updated16 May 2024

Published19 Sep 2023

Due for review29 Sep 2024
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