The purpose of this module is:
To highlight the importance of identifying adults at risk of malnutrition and
To provide step-by-step training on how to complete four validated tools for adults suitable for different healthcare settings. These are the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST), the Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST), the Mini Nutritional Assessment – Short Form (MNA-SF) and the Determine Checklist.
Learning Type: Programme
Available Languages: English
Duration: 65 minutes
Who Should Take This:
- Nursing, medical and other health or social care professionals and students N
- Healthcare assistant and support staff
Support Contact: Local support arrangements may be available through your hospital or community Department of Nutrition and Dietetics and/or CNMEs, depending on your work setting
Click on the www.hseland.ie to enrol on the complete group of learning modules listed below.
Guide to using Malnutrition Risk Screening Tools an Introduction
Malnutrition Screening Tool
Mini Nutritional Assessment
Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool