Nutrition: The Building Blocks of Life

Australian dollars



This course will support nurses to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of nutrition. It starts by first looking at why nutrition is important for our patients and then exploring each of the essential macro- and micro-nutrients. This course then builds on this by giving you an understanding of what balanced nutrition is, how to create a feeding plan, and how to advocate for excellent nutrition for your patients.

  • Understanding nutrition as the 5th vital assessment
  • Understanding essential macro and micro nutrients
  • Creating a custom feeding plan
  • Nutritional patient advocacy

Course Type:

  • Interactive video lessons that should take up to 2 hours to complete


  • You will have access as part of an active ProSkills Course Subscription
  • You have access to the course for 365 days with individual course purchase
  • Complete quiz activities to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:

  • 2 AVNAT CPD points

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