Use of Mid-Upper Arm Circumference Z-Score Tape in Clinical Practice: Identifying Pediatric Undernutrition
Course Description:In this course, Karen Stephens, MS, RD, CSP, LD will describe the validity of the mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) measurement and MUAC Z-score ranges in clinical practice; review the importance of tracking and evaluating MUAC Z-score measurements over time; and discuss clinical examples of implementation of MUAC Z-score tape in pediatric practice. Originally presented as a live webinar on April 14, 2021.
Course Objectives:• Describe validity of the MUAC measurements and MUAC z-score ranges in pediatric clinical practice.
• Review the importance of tracking and evaluating MUAC z-score measurements over time.
• Discuss clinical case examples of implementation of MUAC z-score tape in pediatric practice.
- Run Time: 34
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Karen Stephens, MS, RD, CSP, LD
Children's Mercy Kansas City
Kansas City, MO, USA
Courtney Allegier, MS, RD, LD
Columbus, OH, USA
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