Nutrition and Hydration Training Online Course

Course Description

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.

Nutrition And Hydration Training

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
VEL0218-65 minutesFormal (multiple choice)CPD-

Course Modules

Module No. Module Name Pass % Required
1The Course Structure70
2Defining the Terms70
3The Eatwell Plate70
4Hydration70
5Through-life Nutrition70
6Malnutrition and Overnutrition70
7The Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool70

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  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
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