Course Description

Specialised Nutrition Training with Nursing Care

Global Edulink


The field of Nursing and Patient Care is extremely rewarding. Our online Nursing Assistant course will help you learn important fundamental, practical skills involved in a career as a Nursing Assistant. Unlike other traditional nursing courses, our online program lets you study at home at a time and place that is most comfortable to you.

Within the field of Nursing and Patient Care you will be responsible for the health and wellbeing of others. Good diet and nutrition are extremely important, and can improve overall health. Being qualified to give nutrition advice and support to patients will be a huge advantage.

This online Nursing Assistant Training course provides an overview of the skills and techniques required in areas such as advanced patient hygiene procedures, environmental health and safety awareness for the practice nurse, and how to ensure patient safety and comfort in the adult care setting.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Course Curriculum

Nutritional Specialist Units

Basic Principles of Nutrition

Nutrition and Life Cycle Stages

Understanding the Energy Balance & The Body

Recognizing the Chemical Composition of Nutrients

Nutritional Biochemistry – Part One

Nutritional Biochemistry – Part Two

Nutrition-Related Physiology

Digestion & Nutrient Absorption Part One

Digestion & Nutrient Absorption Part Two

Metabolism of Nutrients

Carbohydrates in Health & Nutrition

Role of Protein’s in Nutrition

Role of Lipids in Health & Nutrition

Discover Vitamins in Nutrition

Role of Minerals in Health & Nutrition

Understanding Symptoms of Mineral Deficiency & Toxicity

Meeting Nutrient Requirements – Part 1

Meeting Nutrient Requirements – Part 2

Nutritional Assessment Methods – Part 1

Nutritional Assessment Methods – Part 2

Clinical Intervention & Monitoring Techniques – Part 1

Clinical Intervention & Monitoring Techniques – Part 2

Clinical Intervention & Monitoring Techniques – Part 3

Nutrient and Drug Interactions

Behavior Optimization and Dietary Therapeutics

The Risk of Eating Disorders to Nutrition

Analyzing Professional Issues in Nutrition

Nursing Assistant Units

Introduction to Nursing

Communication in Nursing

Health and Safety for Nursing

Hygiene for Nursing

Infection Control


Medication Administration for Nursing

Understanding Immune System in Nursing

Rest and Sleep for Nurses

Mobility and Immobility Issues in Nursing

Pain Management for Nurses


Fluid and Electrolyte Balance


Oxygenation in Nursing

Who is this course aimed at?

  • This course is perfect for anyone who is hoping to work in nursing care
  • This course would also be helpful for any nutritionist hoping to focus on the elderly

Course Description

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Method of assessment

At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Successful candidates will be awarded a Certificate in Specialised Nutrition Training with Nursing Care.




College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Food Safety, Health & Safety, Health & Safety
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Carlow, Ireland
Course Fee 49
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a good grasp of the English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT.
Career Path With this course in your resume, you are sure to win yourself a progressive job opportunity in the nursing industry. This certificate is also a great opportunity to build on your knowledge and to win the various job incentives put forth by the organisation. Given below are some of the job positions this course will help you win, along with the average UK salary per annum according to, • Nutritionist – £23,457 per annum • Health Care Assistant – £14,987 per annum • Registered Nurse – £23,670 per annum • Nursing Assistant – £15,457 per annum • Nurse Practitioner – £29,312 per annum
For information about Global Edulink, please visit our college page on by clicking here.

Course Provider

Global Edulink

CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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