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Malnutrition

Malnutrition

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify what are the elements of a well balanced diet.
  • Be aware of the risk factors, cost, and consequences of malnutrition on the person.
  • Know how to assess and screen for potential malnutrition on the person using nutritional screening tools such as ‘MUST’ (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool).
  • Understand the importance of creating a person centred environment which supports the person to make choices and encourages eating and drinking.
  • Be aware of the importance of appropriate preparation and presentation of food and drink.
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the care worker in monitoring eating and drinking in the person.
  • Identify types of diets specific dietary requirements need for nutritional supplements.

Course Details

Pass Requirement:
70%

Resubmission Requirement:
50%

Accreditation Currency:
12 Months

Average Pass Rate:
100.00%


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