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32nd Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

S23--PT&RT: Literature Review of Hot Topics in RT & PT Care

Oct 20, 2018 2:30pm ‐ Oct 20, 2018 3:55pm


This symposium is planned to highlight current literature as it pertains to PT and RT practice across the care spectrum from inpatient to outpatient care for adults and children with cystic fibrosis. Our physical therapy and exercise science session presenters will overview current evidence based practice around exercise prescription and musculoskeletal management. Our respiratory therapy session presenters will highlight the most up to date literature pertaining to airway clearance and pulmonary diagnostics. Collaborative care within the physical and respiratory care teams will be discussed as it pertains to each of these subjects.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of current literature as it relates to respiratory care for airway clearance devices and pulmonary diagnostics.
  • Apply knowledge of current evidence surrounding exercise and musculoskeletal management.
  • Recall learning back to their care centers ideas for collaborative care between respiratory and physical therapy team members as it relates to current literature.

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