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2021 Cystic Fibrosis Education Day

May 18
Date & Location

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Target Audience
Specialties – Academic/Research, Critical Care Medicine, Dietitians, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, General Internal Medicine, General Practice, Infectious Diseases, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Physicians, Psychiatry, Psychology, Pulmonary Disease, Respiratory Therapy, Social Work

 

Overview

Due to advances in treatment, patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are living longer into adulthood. This event serves to provide critical updates on the latest medical advances in holistic care management for adults living with CF. Presentations by experts in the field will include new techniques for airway clearance therapy, pulmonary exacerbations, CF-related diabetes, coordination of care, and clinical research updates. The event will also include an inter-generational panel of CF patients discussing their life experiences, treatment approaches, and coping strategies to promote resilience.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Identify and manage pulmonary exacerbations in CF to maximize lung function across the lifespan.
  2. Describe clinical guidelines for care of adult CF patients through interdisciplinary health care teams.
  3. Discuss challenges and identify pitfalls in comprehensive care of adults with CF.
  4. Outline updates in clinical research for CF treatment.
Registration:

Select the register tab above to complete your online registration. Registration will be open through May 13, 2021.

This conference is offered at no cost to all health care professionals, patients and families in the cystic fibrosis community. Health care professionals interested in continuing education credit for this activity will be able to claim credit for a $20 fee.

 

Venue

Virtual

Organizer

VCU Health

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