Volume 3, Issue 11: Emerging Pathogens in Cystic Fibrosis
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 11)
Nurses and health care professionals involved in the care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis.
After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
Discuss the impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection on survival in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).
Identify the association between transmissible strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and survival in persons with CF.
Describe the effect of chronic nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, mucoid Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), and nonmucoid BCC infection on lung function in individuals with CF.
Elliott C Dasenbrook, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
The Connie and Jim Brown Chair in Pediatric Pulmonary Survivorship
Associate Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
- 1.00 ANCC