30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W17: NRS: Supporting Patients with Advanced Disease

Oct 28, 2016 2:00pm ‐ Oct 28, 2016 3:20pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

Patients with advanced disease have many needs and concerns. This session will discuss some treatment options to address progressive dyspnea as a manifestation of declining lung function. Introducing options for palliative care and advance directives with patients and families will also included in this discussion.

Educational Objectives:
  • Access insight into supporting patients in shared decision making in developing advanced directives.
  • Access new strategies for introducing the option of palliative care.
  • Apply knowledge of supportive respiratory technologies to ameliorate progressive dyspnea.

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