2015 Short Course Access Set

Oct 7, 2015 ‐ Oct 7, 2015


Standard: $249.99

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*** SC05: SW/PSYCH: Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Depression & Anxiety

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*** SC05: SW/PSYCH: Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Depression & Anxiety

Oct 7, 2015 3:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 7:30pm

This short course is intended for clinicians who have had some exposure to CBT for anxiety and/or depression interested in building on their comfort level & skill to integrate CBT into their practices. The focus will be on CBT interventions that can be introduced in brief sessions with patients & in busy clinic settings. There will be opportunities for hands-on & interactive learning.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Practice assessment & case conceptualization using a CBT model.  
  2. Practice several essential CBT techniques for the treatment of anxiety & depression.  
  3. Identify potential barriers & solutions to the integration of CBT into clinical practice.
*** This session was streamed live during the 2015 NACFC. To watch free archived versions of the live streamed sessions, register here: https://arc.nacfconference.org/cff/live/14 

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SC01: CLIN-NTR: Eating Behaviors in CF

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SC01: CLIN-NTR: Eating Behaviors in CF

Oct 7, 2015 3:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 7:30pm

Nutrition, weight & BMI are a focus at every CF clinic visit for children, families & the CF care team. Meal time can be stressful for many patients & their families if they are worried about weight & growth. This course will discuss building & maintaining a positive feeding relationship, from infancy through childhood, using child development, nutrition recommendations & the latest research.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Identify & discuss behaviors that can promote positive attachment between caregivers & infants to promote a positive feeding environment.
  2. Discuss areas for anticipatory guidance & support of caregivers to meet the special nutrition needs of children with CF.
  3. Discuss ways to help families with calorie intake goal setting & tracking of progress.

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SC02: CLIN: Nuts & Bolts for the Research Coordinator

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SC02: CLIN: Nuts & Bolts for the Research Coordinator

Oct 7, 2015 3:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 7:30pm

This short course will describe the core knowledge & skills research coordinators need to manage the daily activities of a research study while ensuring research subject safety . Organizational strategies will be discussed. Clinical trial outcome measures specific to CF will be discussed & a patient's perspective on clinical trial participation will be presented.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Identify common comorbidities seen in medical histories of patients with CF & medications used to treat them.
  2. Describe clinical trial outcome measures specific to CF.
  3. Employ knowledge gained & identify tools to organize study documents, manage study visits & documentation of data to ensure compliance with GCP.

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SC03: CLIN: Advanced Drug Therapy for CF

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SC03: CLIN: Advanced Drug Therapy for CF

Oct 7, 2015 3:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 7:30pm

The overall goal of this short course to provide CF care providers with the skills & knowledge necessary to provide advanced therapy via an interactive discussion & case-based format. This short course will address the following therapeutic areas: 1. CFTR Modulators & Novel Therapies; 2. Advanced Drug Delivery for an Acute Pulmonary Exacerbation; 3. Nontuberculous Mycobacteria; & 4. ABPA.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe & evaluate CFTR modulators & new/novel therapies for CF.
  2. Discuss & design an evidence-supported continuous/extended infusion beta-lactams & inhaled antibiotics regimen for treating an acute pulmonary exacerbation.
  3. Create & assess therapeutic options to treat NTM & ABPA infections in CF.

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SC04: SW/PSYCH: The Essentials of CF Psychopharmacology

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SC04: SW/PSYCH: The Essentials of CF Psychopharmacology

Oct 7, 2015 3:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 7:30pm

New guidelines from the CF Foundation & European CF Society recommend screening & treatment for depression & anxiety. This course will teach practitioners what they need to know about using psychotropic medication in individuals with CF.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Assess anxiety & depression symptoms in individuals with CF before prescribing medication.
  2. Review how to use medications recommended by the CFF/ECFS to treat anxiety & depression in individuals with CF.
  3. Identify CF-specific factors that may influence the use of psychotropic medication.

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SC06: NTR: CF Nutrition 101 - Medical Nutrition Therapy Optimizes CF Outcomes Across the Lifespan, Infants to Adults

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SC06: NTR: CF Nutrition 101 - Medical Nutrition Therapy Optimizes CF Outcomes Across the Lifespan, Infants to Adults

Oct 7, 2015 3:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 7:30pm

This course will include the following topics: age-appropriate recommendations, pediatric feeding behavior, pancreatic enzyme replacement, GI challenges, vitamin/mineral supplementation, pregnancy, CF-related diabetes, & end-of-life nutrition. Available resources will be reviewed as well as current evidence-based literature.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe the relationship of weight, growth, body mass & optimal nutritional status to CF health outcomes.
  2. Summarize GI challenges, recommended vitamin & mineral supplementation & enzyme management throughout the life cycle.
  3. Summarize nutrition challenges & management techniques of adults who have CF including CF-related diabetes & pregnancy.

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SC07: PT & RT:  Beginning Airway Clearance for the New CF Team Member

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SC07: PT & RT: Beginning Airway Clearance for the New CF Team Member

Oct 7, 2015 3:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 7:30pm

In this course different types of current evidence-based modern ACTs will be presented, including the Active Cycle of Breathing Technique; Autogenic Drainage; Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP); Oscillating PEP & external oscillating devices. Also the rationale for techniques, how they affect the pathophysiology of CF together with indications & contraindications & precautions will be discussed.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Discuss the different types of evidence-based Modern Airway Clearance Techniques currently available.
  2. Describe selection of individiualized airway clearance techniques & situations when they are contraindicated.
  3. Discuss the importance of exercise & adherence to therapy across the lifespan in CF.

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SPQI: Special Session by Invitation Only: Introduction to CF Quality Improvement: The Virtual Improvement Program-Fundamentals 'VIP-F' Launch

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SPQI: Special Session by Invitation Only: Introduction to CF Quality Improvement: The Virtual Improvement Program-Fundamentals 'VIP-F' Launch

Oct 7, 2015 3:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 7:30pm

This comprehensive short course will provide didactic & applied education on practical improvement measurement skills for rapid cycle systems performance improvement in CF care, including: (1) defining measures; (2) linking measures to aims, improvement (change) ideas & the data collection plan; (3) creating run charts, SPC charts; & performance dashboards; & (4) utilizing the CF registry.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate how to link operationally defined measures to improvement aims & change ideas.
  2. Demonstrate how to create a basic data collection plan.
  3. Apply measurement skills to create & interpret run charts, XmR charts, p charts & performance dashboards.

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