Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this educational program is to provide nurses, physicians, and physical therapists in acute care settings with a deeper understanding of cystic fibrosis and the treatments available, as well as to inform them about the latest research. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the basic defect that causes cystic fibrosis and how the disease affects different organ systems.
  • Identify three therapies for the management of pulmonary and gastrointestinal disease in patients with cystic fibrosis.
  • Explain teaching and support responsibilities of clinical personnel for patients with CF and their families.
  • Discuss the status of research into new treatments and potential cures for cystic fibrosis.

Course Authors

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791



Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses


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None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.