Dietary Manager Training: Digestion and Absorption of Protein
Learners follow the path of a protein food from consumption through digestion to absorption into the bloodstream.
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the action of insulin and other antidiabetic medications. In a drag-and-drop exercise, learners match oral agents with the action they perform. In a separate activity, learners answer questions about the onset of action for different types of insulin.
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Learners read about the role of water, the basic physiology of water balance, and the effects of dehydration particularly on elderly clients. Tips for maintaining proper hydration are presented. In an interactive exercise, students calculate how much fluid a client needs based on his/her age, health, and weight.