Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration is a course designed to provide essential knowledge about the importance of proper nutrition and hydration for patients under the care of PCAs. This course covers various aspects of nutrition, hydration, and dietary needs, including special diets, passing of food, and food storage and safety. The course also addresses the unique challenges faced in managing the nutritional needs of patients with various medical conditions, disabilities, and age-related issues.

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  • Lessons: 4
  • Number of tests: 2
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 254
What you will learn
  • Food preparation for patients with diverse dietary needs
  • Importance of nutrition and hydration for the elderly
  • Safe and organized meal delivery in a health care facility
  • Storing and preparing food in a safe manner


    • Mechanically Altered Diets/ Thickened LiquidsMechanically Altered Diets/ Thickened Liquids
    • 6 mins
    • Nutrition and Hydration for Elderly PatientsNutrition and Hydration for Elderly Patients
    • 7 mins
    • Passing and Retrieving TraysPassing and Retrieving Trays
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Food Storage/SafetyFood Storage/Safety
    • 6 mins
    • Exam- Nutrition and Hydration Exam- Nutrition and Hydration
    • 15 mins

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