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.

Registration Fee


Virtual Agenda

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WIC Virtual Anthropometric Training Agenda

Please log-on to the Zoom link 10-15 minutes before the training to ensure that your technology is working. Cameras and mics are required.

WIC Virtual Training Binder

2021 Dates & Locations

February 17, 2021 
Virtual Training

June 23, 2021
Virtual Training
Registration closes on June 16, 2021

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August 11, 2021
Virtual Training
Registration closes on August 4, 2021

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Pre-requisite required? No

Recommended: N/A

  • 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
  • Libby Borr
  • 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 Participant Reminder with the training details. If you do not receive a confirmation email 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.