(Volume 3, Issue 5) e-Cystic Fibrosis Review: Modifiers of Cystic Fibrosis Disease

 e-Cystic Fibrosis Review is a monthly CE series for nurses, nurse practitioners, and others involved in the care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis. It provides updates on the latest research, best practices, and issues currently under debate, as well as a concise review of relevant journal literature.

(Volume 3, Issue 5)


Target Audience

Nurses and health care professionals involved in the care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:      

  • Describe the importance of modifiers other than the CFTR genotype in disease manifestations in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF),

  • Discuss the various approaches used to identify modifiers of CF disease,

  • Recognize the need for additional research to translate identified genetic modifiers into an improved understanding of CF pathophysiology.

Additional information
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
Registration opens: 
Registration closes: 
J. Michael Collaco, MD, MBA, MPH
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Pulmonary
Baltimore, MD
Garry R Cutting, MD
Professor, School of Medicine
Genetics Cystic Fibrosis Program
Baltimore, MD

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC


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