Nutrition and Hydration: The Basics and Beyond

Hours: 1.25
Course Number: 0016
Course Date: 03/25/2010

Nutrition and Hydration: The Basics and Beyond is a 1 hour continuing education course that examines some of the most important elements of basic nutrition, OBRA dietary requirements, factors that may affect eating and nutrition, general and therapeutic diets, hydration and fluid intake, and alternative feeding techniques.


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The purpose of this course is to increase awareness of nutrition and hydration current issues.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the USDA's Food Pyramid
  2. List OBRA dietary requirement
  3. List factors that may affect eating and nutrition 
  4. Describe hydration and fluid intake programs Discuss alternative feeding techniques

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 70% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


Personal Care Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). Approved for 1.25 hours of continuing education for PCH Administrators.

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