NCPro Online Case 8: Cystic Fibrosis

$ 30.00

Nutrition Care Professionals Online Case 8: Cystic Fibrosis.

Case 8 addresses cystic fibrosis in the context of Gemma, a 22-year old female with moderate lung disease and digestive difficulties.


The NCPro Cystic Fibrosis Case assists dietetic students preparing for the clinical component of their assessment and for participating in clinical rotations. This true-to-life Case emphasises the key nutrition-related features of Cystic Fibrosis as commonly presented in clinical written examinations, Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and Oral Vivas. Activities provide curriculum-level guidance to improve student’s readiness to practice their role as clinical dietitians. This resource has proven useful to over-seas-trained dietitians aiming to familiarise themselves with Australian protocol.

Online access includes:
  • A comprehensive introduction to the nutrition care process
  • Case 8: Cystic Fibrosis including; Perspective (Literature Review), Mind Maps, hyperlinked resource lists, detailed patient history including diet, social and medical history, interactive videos and 16 activities
  • Online NCPro Tool Kit including frequently used assessment and analysis tools
  • Complimentary webinars with author, Rowan Stewart



After completing this case, users will be able to:

  1. Gather and assess food and nutrition history information specific to the development and treatment of cystic fibrosis
  2. Evaluate energy, protein, sodium intake
  3. Identify key parameters needed to assess nutritional status of person with cystic fibrosis
  4. Cluster Nutrition Assessment data to identify the Nutrition Diagnosis, Etiologies and Signs and Symptoms
  5. Select Nutrition Interventions for a patient with cystic fibrosis
  6. Identify key nutrition-related concepts to discuss with patient
  7. Address feelings of depression with patient
  8. Address long term non-compliance
  9. Address need for coordination of care in future
  10. Develop a Monitoring and Evaluating Plan for a patient with cystic fibrosis


PLUS  receive complimentary webinars with author, Rowan Stewart
Visit to access the webinar schedule

Authors: Rowan Stewart and Esther Myers

ISBN: 978-0-9942885-6-1
Online Virtual Learning Environment 18-Month Access
Download: Cystic Fibrosis Case Study Summary


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