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33rd Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference


SC07 - SC07--NTR: CF Nutrition 101


Oct 30, 2019 3:30pm ‐ Oct 30, 2019 7:30pm

Description

This short course will focus on the basics of CF nutrition. It is designed for dietitians who are new to CF or as a review for other practitioners. Topics will include nutrition assessment, nutrition needs through the lifespan (infancy to adult), pediatric feeding behavior, enteral tube feeds, pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy, GI challenges, vitamin/mineral supplementation, CF-related diabetes, and nutrition in advanced CF. Available resources will be reviewed as well as current evidenced-based literature.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the nutrition goals and interventions for individuals with Cystic Fibrosis from infancy through adulthood.
  • Review enzyme management and vitamin supplementation for individuals with pancreatic insufficiency and discuss other GI challenges.
  • Explain the extra-pulmonary complications associated with CF.

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