Strengthen your understanding of the role of nutrition and hydration in the prevention and healing of pressure Injuries.
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
This course is intended for nurses.