How to Try This: The Mini Nutritional Assessment
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 12/17 (70%)
Published: February 2008
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To present registered professional nurses with information on an assessment tool that can help identify those who are at risk for or have malnutrition before biochemical or weight changes are evident.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
1. outline the administration, use, and limitations of the Mini Nutritional Assessment.
2. describe the scoring of the Mini Nutritional Assessment.