Nutrition and Hydration

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

What does the Nutrition and Hydration online course cover?

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.

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E-Learning Course Modules

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

Recommended system requirements Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)