Volume 3, Issue 9: Interventions to Improve Nutrition in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

 e-Cystic Fibrosis Review is a monthly CE series for nurses, nurse practitioners, and others involved in the care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis. It provides updates on the latest research, best practices, and issues currently under debate, as well as a concise review of relevant journal literature.

(Volume 3, Issue 9)


Target Audience

Nurses and health care professionals involved in the care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:    

  • Explain the benefits of early intensive behavioral and nutritional counseling on long-term nutritional goals in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).

  •  Identify risk factors for poor compliance with nutritional goals, and the value of early behavioral, psychological, and nutritional counseling interventions, among patients with CF.

  •  Discuss the benefits of gastrostomy tube for enteral nutritional supplementation.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
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Elizabeth H. Yen, MD
Instructor in Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Children's Hospital Boston
Boston, Massachusetts

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC


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