The Aged Care Sector for Dietitians Module 4

The Aged Care Sector for Dietitians Module 4
The Centre for Advanced Learning (CAL) is excited to bring you The Aged Care Sector for Dietitians Evergreen course - Module 4: The residential aged care setting.

Audience: this course is designed for dietitians with 1 – 3 years’ experience in practice. This course can also be used as a refresher if you are returning to practice within this area.

Learning outcomes:
  • Explain the Aged Care Quality Standards and how they relate to nutrition care in residential aged care
  • List the current and future National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicators
  • Understand the major challenges when catering for residents in aged care
  • Understand the barriers to meeting nutrition targets in residential aged care
  • Build confidence to conduct a Menu and Mealtime Assessment
  • Understand the principles of a food first approach and the use of commercial supplements

Course overview:

This module is the fourth of 6 modules in The Aged Care Sector for Dietitians Evergreen course. The aim of this module is to provide an overview of the residential aged care sector, the regulatory system, funding models and the organisational structure of services, to understand the role of the residential aged care dietitian within the wider multidisciplinary team, and to provide a basic understanding of the DA menu and Mealtime Assessment for Residential Aged Care.

Access to the course: new registrants will be automatically uploaded to the Learning Management System (LMS). Instructions for accessing the course will be included in the order confirmation email. Registrants will have access to the course for 12 months from their enrolment date.

Format: Evergreen courses are entirely online and self-paced.

CPD hours: this module is worth 5 CPD hours.

Note: individual modules do not qualify for a Professional Certificate. Professional Certificates are awarded to those who complete the full course only.

Purchase options: we offer flexible registration options for this course. You can choose to register for the full course package (which includes all 6 modules), or you can register for individual modules that are relevant to you.

This registration page is for Module 4: The residential aged care setting. To register for the full course, please use The Aged Care Sector for Dietitians full course package registration page

Pricing: Dietitians Australia members $125 | Non-members $175

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Discounted member price: 125.00
You could save: 28.6%