Cystic Fibrosis Care

Overview

To give candidates a greater understanding of cystic fibrosis (CF) and to enhance a person-centered approach to providing compassionate care to those living with the condition.

How Long is the Course?

A full or half day

Who is the Course Aimed at?

Health & Social Care staff providing care beyond hospital settings

Learning Outcomes

This course is designed to support staff working in community settings caring for patients living with CF and those requiring additional complex care. It will cover holistic assessment of physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs and consider the balance between potential benefit and burden of treatment. Symptom management to optimize quality of life and the need for a holistic approach.

  • Defining cystic fibrosis – cause, prevalence, genetics & life expectancy
  • Common symptoms of CF
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment options
  • Transplantation
  • Complications of symptoms
  • CF Diet & Nutritional needs
  • Attention to detail in attending to patient & family needs
  • Support & care of those living with CF & their families/loved ones.
  • Palliative Care & cystic fibrosis

 

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