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.
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.
the management of CF-related diabetes and nutritional deficiencies.
M.Sc., R.D., CDE,
St. Michael's Hospital
MS, RD, CSP, CD,
Pediatric Clinical Nutritionist,
American Family Children's Hospital
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