Cystic fibrosis afflicts approximately 30,000 Americans. The average age of survival has been steadily increasing, but not quickly enough: a child born with cystic fibrosis today can only expect to live 35 to 40 years. In this valuable new addition to the Your Personal Health series, Dr. Wayne Kepron offers a comprehensive look at the disease that afflicts so many young people. Topics include: Symptoms of cystic fibrosis,Making a diagnosis,Complications of the disease,Treatments (including lung transplants),Techniques and precautions in lung care,Transition into adulthood,Prospects for gene therapy,and end-of-life issues. Using diagrams, charts and case studies, Cystic Fibrosis is designed for patients, their families, and caregivers. It is both a quick reference guide and a tool for in-depth study.
Those interested in this course may be interested in Imaging of Diffuse Lung Disease. We also offer Thrombosis, Parkinson's Disease and Fibromyalgia, other courses based off of books in this series.
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7.5 ASRT Category A Credits
California Accepted: No
California X-ray Supervisor/Operator: No
Texas: Indirect Credit
Florida: Technical Credit
Florida Provider #3200618
Accepted by NMTCBAccepted by ARDMS
Registered Nurse: Approved for 7.5 Contact Hours
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Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota and Utah
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This course contains the following topics:
What is Cystic Fibrosis?
The CF Gene-What Went Wrong?
CF and the Respiratory System
CF and the Gastrointestinal System
CF and the Reproductive System
Unusual Manifestations of CF
Problems of Adolescence and Adulthood
Issues of Respiratory Therapy
Issues of Eating and Nurtition
Lung Transplantation and Gene Therapy
This test is a multiple choice, open book test and contains 85 questions.
This is a soft cover book and has 10 chapters and 271 pages.
When you order a complete course, you will receive a text book, question booklet and answer sheet. Your order will ship within 24 hours of receipt of order and you should receive your order by mail in 3-5 business days.
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