Anthropometric Training

This skill intensive program uses anthropometric measurement equipment to teach participants the methods to obtain and document accurate, height (length and stature), weight, and head circumference measurements and conversion of measurements into MI-WIC format.

2020 Upcoming Dates & Locations

July 22, 2020
Virtual Training

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August 11, 2020
Virtual Training

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  • Demonstrate correct anthropometric technique.
  • Understand WHO, CDC, Prenatal and VLBW growth grids criteria.
  • Demonstrate how to obtain standard NCHS growth chart measurement values.
  • Describe how to enter measurement values into MI-WIC as a basis for risk assignment.
A Certificate of Attendance with educational hours will be provided for healthcare professionals who can self-report. For questions, contact
  • Joyce Bryant
  • Cheryl Bernard
  • Heather Sanders
  • Technicians (Required within 1 year)
  • Coordinator (Required within 1 year)
  • NE Coordinator
  • CPA
  • RD/RDN
  • Health Educator
Planners and presenters have declared no conflict of interest. There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this training.

Training Capacity: 16 participants
Number of trainings offered: 4 per year

All participants registering in advance will receive a confirmation letter, including a map and directions. If you do not receive a confirmation letter one week prior to the event, or if you have any questions regarding registration, please contact MPHI at (517) 324-8330.
This policy is available for you to read during the registration process under “Terms and Conditions” prior to submitting your registration.