Learning Outcomes for Study Session 9

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

9.1  Define and use correctly use all key words printed in bold. (SAQ 9.1)

9.2  Explain the use of anthropometric measurements for identification of acute malnutrition. (SAQ 9.2)

9.3  Explain how to interpret anthropometric measurements. (SAQ 9.2)

9.4  Describe how to care for children with moderate acute malnutrition (MAM). (SAQs 9.1 and 9.3)

9.5  List the components of, and be able to plan for, Enhanced Outreach Strategy/Child Health Days (EOS/CHD). (SAQ 9.4)

9.6  Explain the main features of service organisation for EOS/CHD. (SAQ 9.4)

Study Session 9  Managing Acute Malnutrition

9.1  Anthropometric criteria for defining severe and moderate acute malnutrition