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Weighing Patients

As a nurse, you will need to be able to:

  • accurately measure and record body weight
  • calculate body mass index (BMI)
  • recognise healthy weight ranges
  • recognise abnormal weight changes.
Build on your existing knowledge with the skill overview and demonstration, then review your progress using the self-test and checklist.

Skill Weighing Patients belongs to the categories : Observation and Monitoring and Nutrition and Hydration