Child growth eLearning

The measuring and monitoring growth in the early years online learning resource is designed to help you assess child growth.

Allow approximately two hours to complete the resource and quiz; or longer for the background reading and references. You can leave the resource and return any time.

Learning objectives

  • to implement best practice techniques for weighing, measuring and monitoring the growth of children from birth to school entry
  • to ensure the most appropriate equipment for weighing and measuring children
  • to understand the similarities and difference between growth charts in use in Victoria
  • to understand the principles of growth monitoring, plotting and markers of poor growth requiring further assessment.

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