Choking Management in Aged Care

CPDTime.
20m
Cover image for: Choking Management in Aged Care
Details
CPD20m of CPD
First Published
Updated19 September 2023
Expires 29 September 2024
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

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.

Topics
  • The common causes of choking
  • Why older adults have a heightened risk of choking
  • The common signs and symptoms of choking
  • Assessing the severity of a choking incident
  • Responding to a choking incident
  • Monitoring a client after a choking incident
Learning Outcomes
  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.
Target Audience

Care workers and registered nurses working with older clients.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educators

Presented by
educator profile image
Ausmed View profile
Ausmed’s editorial team is committed to providing high-quality, well-researched and reputable education to our users, free of any commercial bias or conflict of interest. All education produced by Ausmed is developed in consultation with healthcare professionals and undergoes a rigorous review process to ensure the relevancy of all healthcare information and updates to changes in practice. If you have identified an issue with the education offered by Ausmed or wish to submit feedback to Ausmed's editorial team, please email ausmed@ausmed.com.au with your concerns.
Details
CPD time20m
First Published
Updated19 September 2023
Expires
29 September 2024
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Learning Tools
Topics
Ageing
Emergency
Enrolled Nurses
Home Care
Registered Nurse
Related Learning Hubs
Content Integrity

New Aged Care Training Passport

Learn more
Image for Aged Care Quality StandardsFree
Aged Care Quality Standards
CPDTime.resource
25m
Image for Fire Safety in Residential Aged CareFree
Fire Safety in Residential Aged Care
CPDTime.resource
23m
Updated
Image for Minimising Restrictive Practices in Aged CareFree
Minimising Restrictive Practices in Aged Care
CPDTime.resource
25m
Image for Infection Prevention and ControlFree
Infection Prevention and Control
CPDTime.resource
28m
Image for Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS)Free
Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS)
CPDTime.resource
40m
Image for Work Health and SafetyFree
Work Health and Safety
CPDTime.resource
30m
Image for Open Disclosure and ApologyFree
Open Disclosure and Apology
CPDTime.resource
22m