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Hydration


This course is delivered in partnership with the North East Ambulance Service. You will gain an understanding and knowledge of the importance of hydration, signs of dehydration and ways to support and promote hydration with individuals.

Most of us live in a constant state of mild dehydration and as we age, it can cause increased problems both long and short term.

Who the course is for?

This course is designed to provide an overview of hydration to care workers, it is also suitable as refresher training for nurses.

Learning Methods

The course is delivered by North East Ambulance Service paramedic trainer via a 2-hour webinar followed by a multiple-choice online assessment.

Course benefits

This course will help professionals understand the importance of hydration especially in relation to the older generation in the community, how to try avoiding dehydration in these patients and manage  if needed.

What you will learn

  • What is dehydration and why do we need water to survive
  • How to boost hydration
  • What are the signs, symptoms and risk factors
  • Impact of dehydration
  • Hydration home toolkit and prevention measures

Course dates and times

Currently no training dates are planned.

How to book

If you require this training, please contact us to express an interest and we will notify you if any future dates are planned.

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