Vitamin D - A Healthy Start

Vitamin D – A Healthy Start

Course Progress

What you’ll learn in the Vitamin D- a Healthy Start training

  • The importance of vitamin D for infants, toddlers and adults
  • Factors that affect our vitamin D status – are we getting enough?
  • Vitamin D recommendations for infants, children and families
  • Suitable vitamin supplements
  • The Healthy Start scheme
  • How to support families to apply for Healthy Start and how to improve uptake

Who is this training suitable for?

Early Years Practitioners, such as those working in nurseries and children centres, childminders and nannies.

Health professionals, such as: Health Visitors, Midwives, GP’s and Pharmacists.

Those looking to develop their knowledge in early years nutrition, such as: students, nutritionists, dietitians and volunteers.

Leaning Content

The training comprises of information slides and interactive activities.

Resources to support your practice and share with families.

Estimated study time 1– 1.5 hours.

Assessment

Short multiple choice assessment.

Knowledge Development Plan (KDP) to reflect on your learning.

Certification

Certificate issued on successful completion of the course and the Knowledge Development Plan (KDP).

Cost

£20 inc Vat

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Course Content

Lessons Status
1

Introduction

2

Knowledge Review

3

The Importance of Good Nutrition

4

What is Vitamin D?

5

Factors that Affect Vitamin D Production

6

Vitamin D Recommendations

7

Vitamin Supplements and Healthy Start

8

Promoting Healthy Start

9

Resources and Promoting Messages in your Setting

10

Summary

11

Knowledge Development Plan Guide

12

Knowledge Development Plan Guide Continued

13

Yearly Competency Review

14

Evaluation

15

Assessment

16

Knowledge Development Plan