Friday, July 24, 2009

CF Webcast/Infection Control

Would you like to learn more about germs that affect people with cystic fibrosis and how to avoid them?

Watch the Web cast to learn the basics of infection control and about Burkholderia cepacia complex, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, MRSA and influenza. It is important to know and use the basic principles of infection control and prevent the spread of germs in the lives of people with CF.

"Germs and the Impact on the Health of People with CF"
Tues., Aug. 11 (8:00 p.m. ET)

The Web cast will feature CF infection control experts:

John LiPuma, MD, Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and
Epidemiology at the University of Michigan

Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Columbia
University and NY Presbyterian Hospital

Click here for more information and/or to register!

I think this could be very beneficial (especially to the new CF mommies or the newly diagnosed), so I really encourage you to attend the webcast. Practicing good infection control guidelines are a necessity for Staying healthy for someone with CF. You can submit questions ahead of time that you would like answered.

The Web cast forum offers an opportunity for questions from the CF community to be answered. This educational tool helps to empower people with CF, families and friends to take an active part in CF care through increased knowledge about the research and the highest quality care.


Aspiemom said...

Wow, thanks for letting us know about this, Katey! I'll have to post it on my blog, too, and let my family know.