Volume 4, Issue 9: Behavioral treatment to improve dietary adherence and weight gain in children 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 4, Issue 9)
Nurses and health care professionals involved in the care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis.
After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
- Describe the components of a behavioral intervention to improve caloric intake and weight gain in children with cystic fibrosis
- Explain how to incorporate behavioral elements to make nutritional education alone more effective in improving caloric intake and weight gain over standard practice dietary counseling
- Describe how to use a standardized nutritional assessment and intervention algorithm to improve nutritional status in children with cystic fibrosis as part of ongoing clinical care
Lori J. Stark , PhD, ABPP
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 Attendance