NCPro Online Case 5: Paediatric Weight Management

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Nutrition Care Professionals Online Case 5: Paediatric Weight Management.

Case 5 addresses paediatric weight management in the context of Ricky, a 14-year-old who lives with his father, Bud.


The NCPro Paediatric Weight Management Case assists dietetic students preparing for the clinical component of their assessment and for participating in clinical rotations. Activities provide curriculum-level guidance to improve student’s readiness to practice their role as clinical dietitians. This resource has proven useful to over-seas-trained dietitians aiming to familiarise themselves with Australian protocol.

Online access includes:
  • A comprehensive Introduction to the nutrition care process
  • Case 5: Paediatric Weight Management including; Perspective (Literature Review), Mind Maps, hyperlinked resource lists, detailed patient history including diet, social and medical history, interactive videos and 18 activities
  • Online NCPro Tool Kit including frequently used assessment and analysis tools
  • Complimentary webinars with author, Rowan Stewart



After completing this case, users will be able to:

  1. Describe paediatric overweight and obesity and associated risks and risk factors
  2. Describe the parameters used for screening and assessing paediatric overweight and obesity
  3. Apply Growth Charts
  4. Undertake nutrition assessment of a child who is overweight by collecting and interpreting nutrition assessment data specific to their treatment including food/nutrition-related history, anthropometric measurements and growth charts, biochemical data, nutrition-focused physical findings, social and medical history
  5. Practice diet analysis using the ready reckoner approach
  6. Critically assess and cluster nutrition assessment data to prioritise nutrition issues of concern, select Nutrition Diagnoses and create PES Statements for a child who is overweight
  7. Apply knowledge of food, nutrition, physical activity, health and disease to develop a client-centred nutrition prescription and interventions for a child who is overweight
  8. Develop a therapeutic diet for a child who is overweight including appropriate nutrient sources and meal plans
  9. Develop a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan with nutrition outcome measures and performance indicators for a child who is overweight
  10. Document the nutrition care process using accepted standards
  11. Explain the diet-disease relationship
PLUS  receive complimentary webinars with author, Rowan Stewart
Visit to access the webinar schedule

Authors: Rowan Stewart, Angela Vivanti and Esther Myers

ISBN: 978-0-6481335-6-8
Online Virtual Learning Environment
18-Month Access

Download: Paediatric Weight Management Case Study Summary



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