UT Health Northeast To Host Cystic Fibrosis Education Day

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UT Health Northeast To Host Cystic Fibrosis Education Day

July 27, 2017

UT Health Northeast will host a Cystic Fibrosis Education Day on August 18 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Louise and Joseph Z. Ornelas Academic Amphitheater, located on the UT Health campus.

The event is free and designed for healthcare providers, caregivers, family members, and friends of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Infection control and CF guidelines prohibit cystic fibrosis patients from attending this event.

Topics include new cystic fibrosis data, research, traveling with CF, and other related discussions.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits are available by attending this event. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association-Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To obtain 4.5 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity, and complete the evaluation tool.

For more information or to reserve seating, contact Sabina Guerra at (903) 877-5271. Learn more the care and services that our Cystic Fibrosis Clinic offers.

For 65 years, UT Health Northeast has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, and primary care. Its annual budget of $150 million represents a major economic impact of over $350 million for Northeast Texas. Since 2004, scientists in the Biomedical Research Center have been awarded more than $122 million research dollars. As the university medical center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education programs – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities across the state and beyond. It also sponsors the residency program in internal medicine at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. For more information, visit www.uthealth.org.

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