Nutrition and Hydration
Approved by CPD
If you are part of a team responsible for people’s nutrition and hydration, it’s important that you understand the terms that are being used, the nutritional requirements of the service users and the possible consequences of getting it wrong.
This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration in care environments, the basic elements of nutrition and eating a healthy balanced diet, identify the reasons why vulnerable people might suffer with dehydration and the tools you can use to identify people that are at risk of malnutrition and the steps you can take to deal with this condition.
This course contains 7 modules:
Module 1 - The Course Structure
Module 2 - Defining the Terms
Module 3 - The Eatwell Plate
Module 4 - Hydration
Module 5 - Through-life Nutrition
Module 6 - Malnutrition and Overnutrition
Module 7 - The ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’
Recommended System Requirements:
Up to date Website Browser (Chrome, Firefox & Safari work best)
Up to date video drivers
3MBps download Broadband minimum
Course Duration: 65 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account for loading time or thinking time for questions).
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