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It’s important to make sure you and your staff are using best practices for growth assessment. Watch our video training to learn about correct equipment, techniques, and calculations.

You can order a free Growth Assessment Tool Kit after you’ve watched 3 training videos.

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Growth & Physical Development

Learn why it’s vital that medical staff be trained in proper growth evaluation methods.

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Head Circumference and Other Important Measurements

This video demonstrates how to measure head circumference, as well as two other body measurements: arm span and upper/lower body segment.

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Patients 0-24 Months of Age

See how to properly measure very young children, and see commonly used inaccurate practices.

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Patients 2-20 Years of Age

Learn how to properly use a stadiometer, and see some errors that are often made.

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Midparental Height

Understand how to calculate midparental target height.

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Growth Velocity

Calculate a child’s change in height over time with this technique.

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Accuracy and Plotting

See the importance of precise age determination and plotting of height measurements.

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Program Review

Learn about normal height distribution, growth patterns, and best practices.

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Peer Perspective

Hear from a health care professional about the importance of the Measure Height Measure Health program.

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Get more information about assessing growth. Watch at least 3 videos, then order our Growth Assessment Tool Kit to help your patients better understand growth assessment. The kit includes helpful items:


The kit includes helpful items:
  • Growth Assessment Tool (includes an annualized growth velocity calculator and more)
  • A Guide to Identifying Growth Disorders
  • Referral Checklist Pocket Card
  • Brochures for parents and caregivers

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The kit includes helpful items:
  • Growth Assessment Tool (includes an annualized growth velocity calculator and more)
  • A Guide to Identifying Growth Disorders
  • Referral Checklist Pocket Card
  • Brochures for parents and caregivers