29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

SC06: NTR: CF Nutrition 101 - Medical Nutrition Therapy Optimizes CF Outcomes Across the Lifespan, Infants to Adults

Oct 7, 2015 3:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 7:30pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

This course will include the following topics: age-appropriate recommendations, pediatric feeding behavior, pancreatic enzyme replacement, GI challenges, vitamin/mineral supplementation, pregnancy, CF-related diabetes, & end-of-life nutrition. Available resources will be reviewed as well as current evidence-based literature.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe the relationship of weight, growth, body mass & optimal nutritional status to CF health outcomes.
  2. Summarize GI challenges, recommended vitamin & mineral supplementation & enzyme management throughout the life cycle.
  3. Summarize nutrition challenges & management techniques of adults who have CF including CF-related diabetes & pregnancy.

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