CF Course - A tour of Cystic Fibrosis
The essential toolkit

Wednesday 07 June 2017 - 09:00 - 17:30

Room: PARIS 3

Chair: Helen White (UK) 

TimePresentationSpeaker
09:00-09:45The basic defectCarlos Farinha (PT)
09-45-10:30How to make the diagnosisNico Derichs (DE)
11:00-11:45Microbiology - the essentialsMiles Denton (UK)
11:45-12:30A guide to respiratory treatmentEitan Kerem (IL)
13:15-14:00All you need to know about NutritionHelen White (UK)
14:00-14:45All you need to know about physiotherapyMaggie McIlwaine (CA)
14:45-15:30CF Related DiabetesAntoinette Moran (US)
16:00-16:45Psychosocial aspectsTrudy Havermans (BE)
16:45-17:30The future – ‘Are we nearly there yet?’Jochen Mainz (DE)

Each presentation includes a 15 minutes discussion time.

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. If needed an intro-duction to cystic fibrosis can be obtained via the following site http://www.cftr.info