Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration2019-04-22T10:50:36-07:00

Nutrition and Hydration

Audience /Overview

This course is intended for CNA’s to better understand the proper nutrition and hydration required for adults and the importance of healthy eating. This course will discuss the food pyramid recommendations for servings, portions and appropriate nutrition required in a day for an adult. Nutrition considerations will be addressed for patients who are ill. This course will also discuss the required amounts of hydration needed, signs that someone may need more hydration and situations in which more hydration may be required. CNA’s will need to be able to be aware of the appropriate nutrition and hydration not only for patients, but for their own personal knowledge to be able to live with the best health possible to continue a successful employment.

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing the course, students should be able to:

  • Understand the nutrition required for an average adult and benefits of taking in good nutrition.
  • Understand the hydration recommendations for an adult and importance.
  • Understand the food pyramid recommendations for portions, food groups, and calories.
  • Understand potential issues that can occur when someone does not get proper nutrition and what nutrition considerations an adult should take for illness.

Course Format and Teaching Method

  • The course is led by an instructor in a classroom setting. Instructor will lead course with lecture content and discussion-based questions.
  • A quiz will be administered with a required 75% pass score to achieve completion for the course.

Course Completion Certificate

NAC CE Credits: 4.0

Textbook Requirement

  • A lecture manual with the powerpoint slides will be passed out to each student at no additional charge.
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Course Summary

$50.00

NAC CE Credits: 4.0

Oakland, CA & Sacramento, CA

4 hours

Lecture Manual Included

Class Times

Classroom CourseOakland / Bay AreaSacramentoYour Location

This course is intended for CNA’s to better understand the proper nutrition and hydration required for adults and the importance of healthy eating. Will also discuss the required amounts of hydration needed, signs that someone may need more hydration and situations in which more hydration may be required.

Please choose a location:

Oakland / Bay Area
Sacramento

Oakland / Bay Area

Upcoming Nutrition and Hydration Courses:

Sacramento

Upcoming Nutrition and Hydration Courses:

Prefer a convenient location option for your group of 8 or more?

Project Heartbeat makes every effort possible to provide classes available throughout the entire Bay Area.

In addition to classes conducted at one of our facilities, Project Heartbeat understands that it is much more convenient to send 1 instructor to your facility rather than sending all your students to ours. Therefore, any of our classes can be personalized to your needs and conducted at your home, workplace, school, hospital, or other healthcare facility.

Onsite classes can be scheduled 7 days a week during the morning, afternoon, early evening, or even during an extended work lunch break.

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