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28th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W29: NRS: The Newly Diagnosed Adult-Practical Approaches

Oct 11, 2014 2:30pm ‐ Oct 11, 2014 4:15pm

Standard: $49.99


This session will describe the challenges faced when dealing with a newly diagnosed adult with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Medical, psychosocial and educational considerations will be discussed. Patient cases will be presented with a proposed approach for this unique population. Recommended educational resources will be reviewed as well as a brief look into the patient experience of late adult CF diagnosis.

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe three medical considerations when dealing with an adult patient who is newly diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
  • Identify potential psychosocial issues associated with a late cystic fibrosis diagnosis.
  • List three educational resources available for an adult diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.


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