Anthropometric approach to nutritional assessment

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    56 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Nutritional assessment enhances the quality of nutritional care and in turn, helps to improve the health of an individual. There are many important approaches for nutritional assessment and the anthropometric approach remains one of them. read more »»

Anthropometric evaluation is an essential part of the nutritional assessment for all age groups to determine conditions of malnutrition, overweight, and obesity. This approach is a highly reliable and easy approach that can be implemented without sophisticated equipment.

This approach involves measuring BMI, certain tools, interpretation of the measurements, etc. This expert speaker course will help to understand various anthropometric measurements in adults and children, the relation of these measurements with the nutritional status of an individual, and a lot more to enhance your knowledge.

You should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Various anthropometric measurements in adults and children
  • Relation of anthropometric measurements with the nutritional status of an individual

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


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Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters and PhD in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for dietetic internship as part of their Masters program from National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University and IGNOU students. She has been associated the Member of Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also a Member of Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya etc.

For: intermediates

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