Nutrition Screening Training for ‘MUST’

Malnutrition is frequently undetected and untreated causing a wide range of adverse consequences1 It is essential that everyone admitted to hospital and care is screened for malnutrition2

1 Elia M editor. The ‘MUST’ Report BAPEN (2003)

2 NICE Guideline (2006)

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course the trainee will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance and issues raised by Malnutrition
  • Understand the human consequences of Disease Related Malnutrition
  • Appreciate the healthcare consequences of Disease Related Malnutrition
  • Trace the evolution of Nutritional screening and key policy guidelines
  • Learn how to use the ‘MUST’ technique for nutritional screening
  • Look at options for nutritional support

Benefits of the course:

  • Available 24 by 7 from an Internet connected PC**
  • Easy and fun to use, even for staff not familiar with the use of computers
  • Easier to train a higher proportion of healthcare staff (and hence a direct benefit to patients)
  • Simplifies record keeping as to who has been trained and when
  • Frees up staff time for frontline duties
  • Includes an assessment with case study type workshops and Certificate on satisfactory completion
  • Can be used in parallel to existing face to face training
  • A good way to evaluate the benefits of adopting e-learning as one approach to CPD
  • Simple to set up and operate
  • Tailored introduction from a senior officer of the organisation such as the Director of Nursing and a certificate with the organisation logo and BAPEN endorsement

Try a short demonstration:

To see a short extract from the course:

Community version click here

Hospitals version click here

Nutrition Screening Training for ‘MUST’ has been endorsed by BAPEN. The Community version of the course is available now; the version for a Hospital setting is under development and will be available shortly. EasiLearning courses are already used by some 70 organisations throughout the UK

** PC requires Adobe Flash Reader V9 or later and connection to a printer. Pop ups should be enabled

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