The goal of this cystic fibrosis continuing education module is to help nurses and physical therapists gain a deeper understanding of cystic fibrosis and the treatments available, as well as to become informed about the latest research. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the basic defect that causes cystic fibrosis and how it affects different organ systems
- Identify three therapies for the management of pulmonary and GI disease in patients with cystic fibrosis
- Explain teaching and support responsibilities
- Discuss research on and the future of cystic fibrosis
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and physical therapists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.