State of Care: Cystic Fibrosis

NOTE: If you attended this live CE activity that was held during the 2019 NASP Annual Meeting & Expo in Washington, DC AND received CE credit (i.e. a pharmacist CE statement with ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-19-449-L01-P), you are ineligible to also receive CE credit for this home-study activity.

This activity is available for free to members of NASP. Visit the top section of for details.


A product of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy's (NASP) Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education(CSPE). View more NASP/CSPE Activities

Activity Description

This is a featured CE activity on the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE) website. CSPE is the educational hub of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). This activity was originally presented during the 2019 National Association of Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting & Expo held in Washington, DC. This activity will review the nature of Cystic Fibrosis, the impact on patients and ways to help them manage the disease. Faculty will also discuss current and evolving treatments for patients with CF.

Learning Objectives

The target audience for this activity is pharmacists. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical nature of CF including the physical/emotional effect on patients.
  • Examine the evolution of CF treatment.
  • Discuss current and future agents used to treat CF and their industry impact.
  • Examine clinical pearls and best practices for clinically managing patients within the disease process.


Ryan Atkinson Pharm. D., MBA
Senior Director, Specialty Pharmacy Strategy
Maxor Specialty

Jessie Heaton Pharm. D., MBA
Vice President, Specialty and Infusion
Maxor Specialty


It is the policy of ProCE, Inc. to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its continuing education activities. Faculty must disclose to participants any significant financial interest or affiliation with companies that manufacture or market products discussed during their presentation. Ryan Atkinson and Jessie Heaton have no relevant financial and/or commercial relationships to disclose.

CE Accreditation

Release Date: 5-29-2020
Expiration Date: 5-29-2023


This CE activity is jointly provided by ProCE, Inc. and NASP. ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-20-256-H01-P has been assigned to this knowledge-based home-study CE activity. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. Completion of the evaluation and the post-test with a score of 70% or higher are required to receive CE credit. No partial credit will be given.


No external support has been received for this activity.


The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, Inc. or the commercial sponsor. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.