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Nutrition and Hydration E-Learning


Nutrition and Hydration E-Learning

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.

Who should complete this course

  • Care Workers
  • Child care professionals
  • Welfare officers
  • Those who want an introduction to Nutrition and Hydration
  • Schools lunch staff

Course syllabus

  • The course structure
  • Defining the terms
  • The Eatwell Plate
  • Hydration
  • Through-life nutrition
  • Malnutrition and over nutrition
  • The Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 65 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs

Assessment

  • The course consists of seven modules with questions at the end. The modules cover areas such as recognising asbestos, where it is used, minimising the risks and legislation about working with asbestos
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 100%
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately
  • This course is approved by CPD. (Our CPD approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence)


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