The Basics of Nutrition and Hydration

10-14-2020 03:42 PM

Layers of the Skin

Course Description

Strengthen your understanding of the role of nutrition and hydration in the prevention and healing of pressure Injuries.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Recognize the causes as well and the signs of malnutrition and dehydration
  • Identify the key nutritional needs of a patient or resident including those with a wound
  • Describe validated nutritional assessment tools commonly used in healthcare facilities
  • Explain the role of proper hydration as a part of nutritional balance

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.