Assessment of Nutritional Status

This interactive module focuses on the important role PA’s play in managing a patient’s nutritional health in routine patient visits. This activity is part of AAPA's National Health Priorities Nutrition Toolkit.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the current state of nutritional health management by PAs
  • Understand your role as a PA in managing nutritional health as part of a routine primary care patient management strategy
  • Incorporate nutritional screening into routine patient care
  • Use appropriate tests to analyze nutrition deficiencies
  • Discuss basic concepts of nutritional health with your patients