How to calculate a child’s weight status
Watch the video to learn how to plot the body mass index (BMI) for age on a growth chart
Hear from Dr Kean Seng Lim, General Practitioner at Mt Druitt Medical Centre and AMA (NSW) Vice President 2017 discuss childhood overweight and obesity and what health professionals can do to help their patients using a virtual shopping tour.
Assessing and Managing Children Above a Healthy Weight GP17 Lecture
Hear Professor Louise Baur and Dr Shirley Alexander, Specialist Paediatricians, explain how health professionals can accurately assess a child’s weight status, discuss the topic with families and provide families with resources and service referrals for positive lifestyle change.
Tackling Childhood Obesity (Part 1)
Tackling childhood obesity in different cultural and socioeconomic contexts
Hear a webinar by Dr Natalie Cochrane and Dr Jessica Watson about childhood obesity in the context of different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. The webinar was held on the 18 July 2018 and facilitated by RACGP.
Raising the issue: Speaking about children's weight status
Raising the issue
Listen to Professor Louise Baur, Dr Kyra Sim and Clinical Nurse Consultant Joanne Henderson about raising the issue and discussing a child’s weight status.