Learning how to create a good nutrition plan is one of the competencies that nursing professionals must master in order to support their patients at home"

Home hospitalization has become an effective treatment resource in recent years for patients who need special care but who, thanks to advances in healthcare technology, do not need to go to the hospital but can be cared for in their own homes. Consequently, nursing professionals will be able to learn about the main advances in patient nutrition, taking into account the differences depending on the type of pathology.

Inadequate nutrition can lead to malnutrition in patients, especially when they are in advanced stages of their disease, so it is necessary for nursing professionals to monitor this and verify whether the treatment is progressing adequately. Therefore, home care nurses must be fully aware of the best procedures in each case.

With this Postgraduate Certificate, professionals will be able to delve deeper into all the aspects that make home hospitalization unique and different from other medical and nursing specialties, especially focusing on the field of patient nutrition, because the treatments will differ from a geriatric patient to an oncology one, or one suffering from infection, for example, which makes it essential to examine each type of patient in greater depth.

The syllabus is rigorously presented with the latest scientific evidence and clinical cases in which to advance our knowledge easily and intuitively, thanks to a 100% online methodology.

It is essential for healthcare professionals to continue specialization throughout their working lives"

This Postgraduate Certificate in Nutrition in Home Hospitalization for Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • More than 100 practical cases presented by experts in Nutrition in Home Hospitalization Nursing.
  • The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional
  • Latest information on the role of nurses in home hospitalization
  • Practical exercises where the self-assessment process can be carried out to improve learning
  • Algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the situations that are presented to the student
  • With special emphasis on evidence-based nursing and research methodologies in home hospitalization
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • The availability of content from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This Postgraduate Certificate contains the most complete and updated educational program on the market, with multimedia content reviewed by specialists in the field that will make learning easier"

The teaching staff is made up of prestigious and renowned Spanish professionals, with long careers in health care, teaching and research, who have worked in different hospitals throughout the country, garnering professional and teaching experience that is delivered in an extraordinary way in this Postgraduate Certificate.

The methodological design of this Postgraduate Certificate  has been developed by a multidisciplinary team of e-learning experts, integrating the latest advances in educational technology for the creation of numerous multimedia educational tools that allow the professional, based primarily on the problem-based learning method, to address real problems in their daily clinical practice. This will allow them to advance by acquiring knowledge and developing skills that will impact their future professional work.

It should be noted that each of the contents generated for this Postgraduate Certificate, as well as the videos, self-evaluations, clinical cases and exams, have been thoroughly reviewed, updated, and integrated by the professors and the team of experts that make up the working group. This will facilitate the learning process with a step-by-step approach in order to achieve the program teaching objectives.

Train with us and update your knowledge to offer the most effective and personalized patient care"

This program will provide you with a sense of confidence in your medical practice, which will help you grow personally and professionally"


The teaching program has been created by a group of professors and professionals with medical and nursing backgrounds. They have extensive clinical, research and teaching experience, and are interested in integrating the latest and most current scientific knowledge of home hospitalization to guarantee professional training and improvement. This will allow them to improve the daily clinical practice of the professionals who care for patients or populations in the community.

Acquire complete specialization in the field of Nutrition in Home Hospitalization for Nursing thanks to a teaching program with innovative methodologies and the latest developments on the market"

Module 1. Nutrition in Home Hospitalization

1.1. Nutritional Assessment Scales

1.1.1. MUST
1.1.2. MNA
1.1.3. Laboratory Parameters
1.1.4. Clinical Parameters

1.2. Dysphagia

1.2.1. Diagnosis
1.2.2. Etiology
1.2.3. Home-Based Management

1.3. Oncology Patients

1.3.1. Nutritional Needs in Oncology Patients
1.3.2. Peculiarities

1.4. Geriatric Patient

1.4.1. Nutritional Needs in Geriatric Patients
1.4.2. Peculiarities

1.5. Patient with Infectious Diseases

1.5.1. Nutritional Needs in Infectious Patients
1.5.2. Peculiarities

1.6. Enteral Nutrition at Home

1.6.1. Types of Nutrition
1.6.2. Normocaloric- Normoprotein
1.6.3. Hypercaloric- Hyperprotein
1.6.4. Hyperprotein- Normocaloric
1.6.5. Special Supplementation

1.7. Parenteral Home Nutrition

1.7.1. Types of Nutrition
1.7.2. Probes

A unique, key, and decisive training experience to boost your professional development"