30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

SC06: NTR: Advanced Nutrition

Oct 26, 2016 3:30pm ‐ Oct 26, 2016 7:30pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

This course will focus on advanced concepts in the nutritional management of individuals with cystic fibrosis, including the rapid growth years of infancy, early childhood, and adolescence, pregnancy, transplant, CF-related diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance, evaluation and treatment of poor growth through enteral and parental nutrition and appetite stimulation, optimization of digestion and absorption, and interpretation of lab values and treatment of subsequent nutritional deficiencies. Practical knowledge gained from this course will help improve the quality of nutrition care delivered to individuals with CF.

Educational Objectives:
  • Summarize the nutritional challenges related to infancy/childhood/adolescence, pregnancy, transplant, and gastrointestinal health in individuals with CF.
  • Identify potential barriers and strategies to improve growth in CF.
  • Discuss the management of CF-related diabetes and nutritional deficiencies.

Speaker(s):

  • Lisa Mannik, M.Sc., R.D., CDE, Registered Dietitian, St. Michael's Hospital
  • Erin Seffrood, MS, RD, CSP, CD, Pediatric Clinical Nutritionist, American Family Children's Hospital

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