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32nd Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W10--SW/PSYCH: Disease Transitions & Management of Related Anxiety

Oct 18, 2018 9:45am ‐ Oct 18, 2018 11:05am


This workshop will highlight common transitions across the lifespan (school/educational planning, implementation of palliative care, and diagnosis of CFRD) and cross-cutting strategies that could be used in the context of disease transitions when providing care for patients and families (importance of shared decision making and the effectiveness of ACT in reducing anxiety and depressive symptoms).

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common transitions and challenges that patients and families face across the lifespan.
  • Examine emotional responses to disease transitions.
  • Discuss interventions and strategies for supporting patients and families in navigating and managing disease transitions.

Note: Speaker Dio Kavalieratos' presentation was not recorded at her request. 

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