Health Professional Education & Resources

CFWA Health Professional Education

We have a range of resources and CF education available for health professionals.

Cystic Fibrosis Medical Conference

The Australasian CF Medical Conference registrations are now open for health professionals.

The digital conference will run on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August.

This biannual scientific forum brings together researchers, clinicians and allied health professionals from around the world to discuss and share cutting edge research, good practice and an opportunity to connect with peers and colleagues.

Click here for more information including speakers and registration.

Regional Respiratory Training Program

Our Regional Respiratory Training Program (RRTP) is an annual five-day program held in Perth, designed to train regional nurses and physiotherapists in CF and respiratory care.

This course is funded by the Department of Health and endorsed by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) according to their Continuing Professional Development Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 30 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standards.

For more information, contact Sharon Dewar on sharon.dewar@cfwa.org.au or phone 08 6224 4100.

Onsite Health Professional Education

CFWA health professionals are available to provide onsite education in both metropolitan and regional areas of Western Australia. To organise an education session or for more information, please contact Sharon Dewar on sharon.dewar@cfwa.org.au or phone 08 6224 4100.

CFWA Resources

We also have a hard copy booklet of the information provided in this website. To request a hard copy, please email nurse@cfwa.org.au.

External Resources

Airway Clearance

CF Overview

CF Screening

Clinical Manifestations

End-of-Life Planning

Family Planning


Infection Prevention and Control

Lung Transplant







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