Plenary 2 will review the progression of CF lung disease and the option of lung transplant to treat advanced disease. The presentation will highlight the challenges associated with each phase of the transplant journey, including the referral to a transplant center, waiting for a transplant, undergoing the transplant procedure, and the care requirements and life after transplant.
Discuss the progression of CF lung disease and the difficulties in predicting survival.
Apply knowledge of lung transplant outcomes and the referral process to inform the lung transplant discussion with patients and families.
Use an understanding of challenges before and after transplant to support patients and families through the process and work with transplant centers to optimize transplant outcomes.