Cystic fibrosis is a complex, inherited disease that affects tissues that produce mucus secretions. This course provides an overview of the disease, including descriptions of symptoms, causes and treatment options. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Define cystic fibrosis; 2. Describe common symptoms and complications of the disease; 3. Explain the cause of cystic fibrosis; 4. Describe treatment options available. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 0.75 Scientific (S) PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetists, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists and Therapeutic Shoe Fitters; 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.
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