WHO Growth Charts
  • A new self-instructional, web-based learning package on the use and interpretation of the WHO Growth Charts adapted for Canada is now available to support your professional development.  Seven leading health professional associations and agencies, including Dietitians of Canada, Canadian Paediatric Society, the College of Family Physicians, Community Health Nurses of Canada, Canadian Obesity Network, National Aboriginal Health Organization and NutriSTEP®, have worked collaboratively to produce this training package based on the most current evidence.

    Each module in the training package provides 45-60 minutes of study using a self-pacing narrated PowerPoint video, case scenarios and reflective practice questions, self-scoring pop quizzes, pre/post knowledge evaluation, references and resources for further study and a personal certificate of completion.

    Topics addressed in the modules include:

    • Introduction to the WHO Growth Charts
    • Monitoring Growth: Measurements and Calculations
    • Interpreting the WHO Growth Charts
    • Childhood Obesity
    • Counselling to support Healthy Growth and Development

    For more details and to access this free 5-module training package visit www.dietitians.ca/growthcharttraining

    Corinne Eisenbraun, MA, RD, FDC
    Director, Professional Practice Development
    Dietitians of Canada
    E-mail: Corinne.eisenbraun@dietitians.ca