Giving Careers Education
Information Only: Cystic Fibrosis and Texas CF Newborn Screening
Dr. John Saito addresses the improtance of early diagnosis of cystic fibrosis and implementation of newborn screening for this congenital disease.

Learner Objectives:
  • Describe the basic genetic defect of cystic fibrosis
  • Describe the biological impact of cystic fibrosis
  • Explain the importance of early diagnosis
  • Discuss implementation of cystic fibrosis newborn screening in Texas
Audience: Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Healthcare Professionals
Release Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Retire Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013
Course Materials:
John Saito, MD
Pulmonologist, Cook Children's
Fort Worth, Texas
Accreditation Statement:
CME Enduring Material
Cook Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cook Children's designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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