Medical Nutrition Matters Summer 2020 Volume 40 No. 1 - Nutrition Focused Physical Exam for the Adult Cystic Fibrosis RDN

Medical Nutrition Matters

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the concepts and basic techniques involved in NFPE and to highlight components of NFPE which may be specific to adults with CF.

  • Release Date: June 1, 2020
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Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) is an important component of a thorough nutrition assessment. In addition to providing data to appropriately diagnosis malnutrition, NFPE can reveal changes in muscle mass and subcutaneous fat over time and reveal micronutrient deficiencies and toxicities. The purpose of this paper is to introduce the concepts and basic techniques involved in NFPE and to highlight components of NFPE which may be specific to adults with cystic fibrosis (CF).

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Performance Indicators: 10.2.1, 8.1.1, 8.1.4

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify concepts and basic techniques involved in NFPE
  2. Describe components of NFPE specific to adults with cystic fibrosis
  3. Identify micronutrient deficiencies important in the CF population

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  • Release Date: June 1, 2020
  • SKU NSCMNMS20V40N1NFPE