The importance of vitamins and minerals in maintaining optimal health and preventing disease cannot be overstated. Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients that we require to perform a variety of metabolic functions, including maintaining healthy bones, skin, hair, haematological system, and assisting in the metabolism of nutrients.
This CPD module aims to provide healthcare professionals with an in-depth understanding of the role of vitamins and minerals in maintaining good health, their dietary sources, recommended daily intakes, and the effects of their deficiencies and excesses on the body. Once you successfully complete the resource - achieving the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded with a downloadable 1 hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your CPD Portfolio.
On completion of this resource, you will have an improved understanding of the following:
To recognise the signs and symptoms of vitamin and mineral deficiencies and excesses and to identify appropriate interventions for their prevention and treatment in clinical practice.
Stages of normal growth and pubertal development in children
Management of growth hormone treatment in children and adolescents