Cystic Fibrosis is a complex diagnosis that affects multi-organ systems and requires management and care from a multidisciplinary team. This webinar addresses pathophysiology, diagnosis, management of pulmonary and non-pulmonary symptoms. Current and emerging cystic fibrosis therapies are discussed.
Course created on August 31, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the basic pathophysiology of Cystic Fibrosis.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to screen and diagnosis CF.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how CF affects the body systems.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify treatments used in the management of CF.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the multidisciplinary approach to CF care.
|5-15 Minutes||Cystic Fibrosis diagnosis|
|15-25 Minutes||Multidisciplinary approach|
|25-35 Minutes||Cystic Fibrosis and the body systems|
|35-45 Minutes||Cystic Fibrosis treatments|
|45-50 Minutes||Lung Transplant|
|50-55 Minutes||Pediatric to Adult transition|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC
Prigi Varghese is a Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years of clinical experience. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2004 and her Master of Science in Nursing in 2010 from Texas Woman's University in Dallas, Texas. Currently, she is the CF Program Coordinator & Quality Improvement Coordinator for the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center at Children's Health.
Her dual roles in program development and quality improvement involve care coordination for 300+ pediatric patients, identifying high-risk populations with advocacy for follow-up services and support, department-specific initiatives, and process improvements. Her achievements include the 2016 Excellence and Accountability Cornerstone award for all Advanced Practitioners at Children's Health, the 2018 Quality Care Cornerstone Award, and the 2019 Dallas' Finest Award designated by the North Texas CF Foundation.
She is directly involved in various quality improvement initiatives through the CF Foundation and the CF Learning Network. In addition, she has presented on various topics related to Cystic Fibrosis both regionally and nationally.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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