Teaching patients how to swallow pills is a life long skill that comes in very handy even after discharge. While it may take a lot of practice, getting the ball rolling in learning how to master this skill is very important for our warriors.
Here are some of my favorite tips & tricks which I’ve found to work (sources listed below).
I also use my pill swallowing kit which includes various sized candies to practice with (always check with RN and parents before giving food to patients).
For even more tips & tricks on pill swallowing techniques, click the sources below.