How to measure and assess weight – the clinical details

2023thu16feb8:00 amthu9:00 amHow to measure and assess weight – the clinical details

Event Details

This 7-part free series aims to deliver health professionals the knowledge and tools to increase their skills and confidence in raising the topic of weight with children and their families.  It will also provide resources and effective ways to support children and families to build better health and lifestyle habits together.

Session 1:            Prevalence of overweight and obesity in children.

                                Raising the topic of weight

Session 2:            How to measure and assess weight – the clinical details

Session 3:            How to measure and assess lifestyle related behaviours that can affect weight gain (nutrition)

Session 4:            How to measure and assess lifestyle related behaviours that can affect weight gain (physical activity and sleep)

Session 5:            How to support patients to make changes that can improve their weight

Session 6:            Supporting extended or tertiary weight management care.

Session 7:            Participant’s choice (participants vote from additional topics).

Cost: Nil

The series runs weekly, for 7 weeks on Thursday mornings commencing 9th February 2023 from 8:00 to 9:00am. 

  

Register: https://hw.qld.gov.au/echo/register/

 

More information:  https://hw.qld.gov.au/echo/learning-series/

Time

(Thursday) 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Location

Online