Learning Outcomes for Study Session 5

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

5.1  Define and use correctly all of the key terms printed in bold. (SAQs 5.1 and 5.2)

5.2  Describe anthropometric measurements used for community level screening of malnutrition. (SAQs 5.2 and 5.3)

5.3  Identify anthropometric indicators of the nutritional status for children, adults and pregnant women. (SAQs 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5)

5.4  Identify children and adults with malnutrition by comparing their measurements to cut-off values. (SAQ 5.4)

5.5  Assess micronutrient deficiencies using clinical signs and symptoms. (SAQ 5.6)

Study Session 5  Nutritional Assessment

5.1  Nutritional assessment