CF Course - ​​​​​​​The essential toolkit 2021

Date: Thursday 23rd September 2021

The course will be held digitally

Free Registration

Chairs: Daniel Peckham (UK) and Chris Smith (UK)

09:00-09:30The basic defectCarlos Farinha (PT)
09-30-09:50How to make the diagnosisNick Simmonds (UK)
10.00 - 10.10Coffee Break
10:10 - 10:30Microbiology - the essentialsMiles Denton (UK)
10:30 - 10:50A guide to respiratory treatmentEitan Kerem (IL)
10:50 - 11:10All you need to know about nutritionDimitri Declercq (BE)
11.10 – 11.30All you need to know about physiotherapyMaggie McIlwaine (CA)
11:30 – 11:40Q&A
11.40 – 11:50Coffee Break
11:50 – 12:20Psychosocial aspectsTrudy Havermans (BE)
12:20-12:50The future – ‘Are we nearly there yet?’Jochen Mainz (DE)
12:50 – 13:00Q&A & Conclusion

This course is intended for early career medical and paramedical health care workers involved in CF care and /or CF research.
·    adult and pediatric physicians including doctors in training
·    nurses and nurse specialists
·    physiotherapists
·    dieticians
·    biomedical scientists
·    psychologists and social workers with background medical understanding
Pre-course requirements:
Training in medical or biomedical sciences. Basic knowledge on cystic fibrosis pathogenesis and clinical care is preferable.