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Nutrition and Hydration

CPD Approved

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.

Course Description

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.

Target Audience

This Online Nutrition and Hydration course is aimed at all employees or individuals within health and social care settings or those with responsibility for implementing individuals, nutrition and hydration plans.

Advantages

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training around their work and personal life.

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Nutrition & Hydration 1 The Course Structure 70
Nutrition & Hydration 2 Defining the Terms 70
Nutrition & Hydration 3 The Eatwell Plate 70
Nutrition & Hydration 4 Hydration 70
Nutrition & Hydration 5 Through-life Nutrition 70
Nutrition & Hydration 6 Malnutrition and Overnutrition 70
Nutrition & Hydration 7 The ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’ 70

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration:

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).

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