Health and Wellness

Practical Training Solutions
4.8 (6)
DCW Level 1 Fundamentals DCW Level 2 Developmental Disabilities Direct Support Professional CMS Core Competency
This module is required within the Principles and Practices of Direct Support Curriculum
This course provides the learner with an introduction to nutrition, the four food groups, portions and servings, food labels, menu planning, special diets, modified menu planning and hydration. This module also gives basic tips regarding choking and skin breakdown.

What You Will Learn

Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Introduction to Nutrition
Lesson 3
Food Groups and Nutrients
4m 53s
Lesson 4
Reading Food Labels
1m 39s
Lesson 5
Understanding Portions and Servings
1m 21s
Lesson 6
Menu Planning
3m 25s
Lesson 7
Special Diets
5m 23s
Lesson 8
Modified Menu Planning
2m 30s
Lesson 9
Choking by Chris Garcia
1m 55s
Lesson 10
7m 46s
Lesson 11
Skin Breakdown by Chris Garcia
1m 43s


Chris Garcia
Senior Instructor at Practical Training Solutions and AZ DDD Lead Instructor - Chandler Arizona


4.8 (6)
Okchel J
Health & welness
Dec 29, 2020
Linda T
Health and Wellness
Dec 22, 2020
course was very informative.
Norma H
Health and Wellness
Nov 15, 2020
This was an interesting class, filled with lots of great information. I was reminded of many things.
Bria T
Nov 9, 2020
No problems
Isabel A
Health & wellness
Oct 10, 2020
I learned about portions of food we should be eating or giving.
Mark B
Aug 12, 2020