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Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration

Damion Keith Jenkins
Damion Keith Jenkins
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

$15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00

$15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00

$ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00
$ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00
Normal Price: $15.00 $15.00

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Launch date: 16 Oct 2017
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Last updated: 01 Feb 2018

Reference: 184969

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This Nutrition and Hydration course will provide participants with a review of the basic safety considerations and nutritional guidelines necessary to safely assist residents and elderly clients in eating, drinking and maintaining optimal nutritional status. This comprehensive review can be utilized for personnel throughout all healthcare settings, as the safety considerations for nutrition and hydration do not change according to level of acuity. Within this course, the participant will review the basics of nutrition and hydration, common nutritional problems of the elderly or ill, different ways that residents and clients can receive nutrition and hydration, aspiration precautions, food and beverage modification to prevent aspiration or choking, factors that influence food preferences, special diets, different types of adaptive equipment used for meals, making dining enjoyable for residents and clients, appropriately and safely feeding a resident or client, assisting residents and clients with disabilities during meal times, accurately measuring meal intake, improving communication to promote safety during meal times, steps to take in the event that a resident or client is observed to be choking, and completing incident reporting in a timely and thorough manner.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss the basics of nutrition and hydration.
2. Identify common nutritional problems of the elderly or ill.
3. Discuss the different ways that residents and clients can receive nutrition and hydration.
4. Define Aspiration Precautions.
5. Explain how food and beverages can be modified to prevent aspiration or choking.
6. Define special diets, and list the specific components of each.
7. Identify different types of adaptive equipment used for meals.
8. Describe factors that influence food preferences.
9. Describe how to make dining enjoyable for residents and clients.
10. Demonstrate how to appropriately and safely feed a resident or client.
11. Explain how to assist residents and clients with disabilities during meal times.
12. Demonstrate how to accurately measure meal intake.
13. Explain how improving communication can promote safety during meal times.
14. List the steps to take in the event that a resident or client is observed to be choking.
15. Discuss how to complete incident reporting in a timely and thorough manner.
Damion Keith Jenkins

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Damion Keith Jenkins
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN is the founder and CEO of a nursing education and consultation company - The Nurse Speak, LLC., where he specializes in the delivery of individualized tutoring, mentoring and consultation services for students, new graduate nurses, and healthcare facilities. Damion is also an adjunct nursing professor, an experienced travel nurse, and an active nurse blogger.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.50 Hours
  • Georgia Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Hours

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