How CF affects the development & quality of non-parental relationships & how these relationships subsequently affect the well-being of people with CF is not often considered by healthcare providers. This session will provide data on the impact of relationships to illustrate their importance & identify ways to support these critical relationships.
Compare & contrast the manner in which a CF diagnosis can affect relationships, including familial, peer, collegial & romantic relationships.
Describe the influence of personal relationships on the physical & psychosocial well-being of people with CF.
Evaluate strategies the CF care team can use to support the attainment of health & rewarding relationships.