30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

BB12: SW/PSYCH: Advocating for Patients in Education & Employment: Crucial Information

Oct 29, 2016 12:15pm ‐ Oct 29, 2016 1:35pm

Standard: $49.99


The session will explore legal protections for children and adults with CF in the areas of education and employment. Best practices in assessing your patients situations and advocating for their rights will be discussed.

Educational Objectives:
  • Interpret employment law for the adult with CF.
  • Identify making parameters to consider and reduce work hours to optimize health.
  • Appraise your ability to educate your patients/families and academic advocacy tool kit by understanding academic law.

*** This session was streamed live during the 2016 NACFC. To watch free archived versions of the live streamed sessions, register here: https://arc.nacfconference.org/cff/live/16


  • Al Lew, LICSW, Sr. Medical Social Worker



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