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