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 Online Nutrition and Hydration E-Learning 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 is delivered via our online learning platform and will take approximately 65 minutes to complete.
When undertaking this course it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to complete the course.
This course covers a range of content including:
- The Course Structure
- Defining the Terms
- The Eatwell Plate
- Through-life Nutrition
- Malnutrition and Overnutrition
- The ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’
This course is delivered by e-learning. We would therefore recommend that you access this course on a desktop or laptop to access your course.
Certificate and Validity
Upon completion of the course candidates will receive a certificate which is available as a PDF (Portable Document Format).