This course is designed to increase the knowledge of managing a patient with Cystic Fibrosis with a focus on new treatment modalities, lung transplantation, and resources for end-of-life care for all inter-professional providers of this specialized population. Breakout sessions will provide additional topics.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12511, for 4.5 contact hours.
Nurses will be awarded 4 ANCC contact hours for participation in the activity.
UCLA Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
(please refer to the reminder email for the password to access the presentations)
Physical Therapy, Exercise & Nutrition: Better Together! - Suzanne Hollander, MS, RD, CSP & Mary Luntsford, PT, DPT
Airway Clearance Therapy - Matthew Dartt RRT
Complications of Advanced Cystic Fibrosis Related Lung Disease - Dr. Patricia Eshaghian, MD
Improving End of Life Care - Sabah Akmal, LCSW; Tamincea Lollis, LCSW; Laila Ramji, MA, CCLS III
Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis - David M. Sayah, M.D., Ph.D.
Emerging Therapies in Cystic Fibrosis - Douglas Li, MD
Questions regarding course content, contact:
Betty Lee, MSN, RN, CNS, CMSRN
BLee@mednet.ucla.edu or 424-259-8227