Treating fat soluble vitamin deficiencies in cystic fibrosis: What are we missing?

Recorded Webinar

Review fat-soluble vitamin levels in patients with cystic fibrosis, the role of each of the fat-soluble vitamins, other factors that may affect lab values, and strategies to approach supplementation.

  • Release Date: January 30, 2019
  • SKU WEBDMNTTFSVDCF0119
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This webinar was presented live on January 30, 2019.

Fat soluble vitamin levels may be low in patients with cystic fibrosis despite supplementation. Review the role of each of the fat soluble vitamins, other factors that may affect lab values and strategies to approach supplementation.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 3020, 2090, 5280, 5330
Performance Indicators: 12.1.3, 8.1.3, 8.3.1

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the unique nutrient needs of fat soluble vitamins in individuals with Cystic Fibrosis
  2. Assess patients with Cystic Fibrosis for fat soluble vitamin deficiencies
  3. Identify an area for improvement related to vitamins in your own Cystic Fibrosis nutrition practice

Speaker

Kimberly Stephenson, MS, RD, CSP

Kimberly Stephenson is a pediatric dietitian and has been employed by the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill for the past 20 years. She works in a job-share position covering about 330 pediatric cystic fibrosis patients. She has served as a Dietitian Mentor and as a Quality Improvement Coach for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She is a Certified Specialist in Pediatrics. She holds a master’s degree in nutrition from UNC-Greensboro and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wake Forest University.

  • Release Date: January 30, 2019
  • SKU WEBDMNTTFSVDCF0119