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Nutrition & Hydration for Nursing Assistants

Nutrition & Hydration for Nursing Assistants

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  • 4 hours study
  • Level 1: Introductory

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    • General

      Nutrition is defined as the the ways in which the foods that people consume affect the body. Nursing assistants are essential members of the healthcare team because they generally spend the most face-to-face time with patients. Therefore, it is imperative that nursing assistants acquire a basic working knowledge of nutrition and hydration in order to provide competent care to their wide range of patients. This distance-based course offers essential pearls of wisdom regarding nutrition and hydration for elderly patients.


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  • Course learning outcomes

    After studying all materials and resources presented in the course, the learner will be able to describe health issues related to nutrition throughout the life cycle, including food safety, corrective dietary modifications, and the influence of specific nutrients on diseases that tend to affect elderly patients.
  • Course dates:

    First Published 05/05/2020.

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  • ExpandThe Six Major Nutrients

  • ExpandFactors Affecting Nutrition in the Elderly

  • ExpandHealth Problems and Nutritional Challenges

  • ExpandArtificial Nutrition and Feeding Tubes

  • ExpandLiquid Diets

  • ExpandTherapeutic Diets and Mechanically Altered Diets

  • ExpandSafety During Feeding Assistance

  • ExpandReferences

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  • helen Hambleton

    helen Hambleton15 August 2021 11:40

    the nutrition and hydration course was so informative and precise. I will be able to take that knowledge and put it into my every day practice at work.

  • Angela Angela

    nutrition and hydration for nursing assistants

    Angela Angela9 November 2020 1:39

  • Asha Khalif

    Asha Khalif1 June 2020 7:33

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About this course

  • 4 hours study
  • Level 1: Introductory

Ratings

3.8 out of 5 stars

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You can start learning at any time. By signing up and enrolling you can track your progress and earn a Statement of Participation upon completion, all for free.

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