Gain Specialist Knowledge to Help Older Adults with our CPD Accreditation. This is an online e-learning course that is endorsed by CIMSPA.
In this course, you will learn about the specific nutrient requirements of older adults. As the proportion of adults over 65 continues to grow, more and more of your clients will fall into this category. The specialist knowledge of this key demographic is essential for all nutrition advisers.
Malnutrition is a surprisingly common problem in older adults and this course will teach how to screen for it using MUST (malnutrition universal screening tool) as well as how to prevent and manage it. You will also learn about an optimal diet for preventing disease and increasing the lifespan of your clients.
Once you have completed this Nutrition for older adults course, you can use this to build on your current skill set in several different areas.