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31st Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W10 - W10: SW/PSYCH: Transition: Beyond the Patient

Nov 2, 2017 9:45am ‐ Nov 2, 2017 11:05am


This workshop will provide information about the transition from pediatric to adult care for individuals with CF, using a systems-level approach to consider the multiple factors that impact the patient, family, and care team during transition. Challenges that impact the transition process will be discussed, and programs utilizing successful transition models will be highlighted.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify common challenges faced by families when a child transitions from pediatric to adult care.
  2. Describe strategies which may help facilitate smoother transitions.
  3. Discuss the benefits of a systems-level conceptualization of transition from pediatric to adult care.

Workshop Chair(s):

  • Kimberly Canter, Ph.D., Psychologist, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
  • Kathryn Cooney, LICSW, M.S.W., Clinical Social Worker, Hasbro Children`s Hospital/Rhode Island Hospital

Workshop Speaker(s):

  • Jamie Becker, Ph.D., Children's Health Children's Medical Center
  • Stacy Bichl, A.P.N., CPNP, AE-C, Nurse Practitioner, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Erin Crowley, M.D., M.Sc., Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Judith Glazner, MA (Clinical Psychology), BBSc (Hons), RN, The Royal Children's Hospital
  • Kristin A. Riekert, Ph.D., Professor

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