This encore presentation of the 2013 Professors Rounds series provides a current update on cystic fibrosis, which is no longer found exclusively in children and is now predominate in adults. The drugs and therapeutics that have produced advances in the treatment of this disease are presented. The importance of patient education and role of self- management in achieving the best quality of life are also discussed.

**Please note that this program requires the participant to view the entire intro video prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**

 

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Seminar Information
Seminar Date:
January 01, 2017
Expiration Date:
December 31, 2017 12:00 AM
Seminar Objectives
  • Explain the pathophysiology of cystic fibrosis lung disease
  • Summarize the history of improved survival in cystic fibrosis
  • Evaluate the evidence for the role of inhaled medications as chronic therapy for CF lung disease
  • Discuss the clinical benefit of ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D mutation.
2016 Cystic Fibrosis - A 21st Century Perspective

This encore presentation of the 2013 Professors Rounds series provides a current update on cystic fibrosis, which is no longer found exclusively in children and is now predominate in adults. The drugs and therapeutics that have produced advances in the treatment of this disease are presented. The importance of patient education and role of self- management in achieving the best quality of life are also discussed.

Speaker Information
Elliot Dasenbrook MD   [ view bio ]
Timothy Myers MBA, RRT-NPS, FAARC   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
American Association for Respiratory Care
Continuing Respiratory Care Education: 1.00
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