29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

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

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

Standard: $49.99


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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