Handgrip Strength Assessment: A Skill to Enhance the Diagnosis of Disease Related Malnutrition

Handgrip Strength Assessment: A Skill to Enhance the Diagnosis of Disease Related Malnutrition

This online toolkit teaches GS examination methodology, practical applications, strengths and weaknesses of the examination, assessment of staff competency, interpretation of results, documentation, and opportunities for examination related to PCM.

  • Release Date: June 10, 2022
  • SKU NSCDNSHSASEDDRM
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This article and an online toolkit teach GS examination methodology, practical applications, strengths and weaknesses of the examination, assessment of staff competency, interpretation of results, documentation and opportunities for GS examination related to PCM. The toolkit includes a prerecorded training webinar, supplemental materials, and other related documents and forms.

Learning Objectives

  1. Accurately perform and document methodology and results.
  2. Interpret findings in the context of a complete nutritional assessment.
  3. Obtain baseline and periodic clinical information to contribute to the nutrition diagnosis of protein-calorie malnutrition

Speaker

Terese Scollard, MBA, RDN, LD, FAND

  • Release Date: June 10, 2022
  • SKU NSCDNSHSASEDDRM