E-Learning about cystic fibrosis

Learn about how cystic fibrosis (CF) affects your students and the best ways to support them. Our e-learning modules cover day care/kinder, primary and high school settings. 

You will need to complete two modules :

Module 1: What is CF? and
Module 2, 3 or 4 depending on the year level of your student with CF

On completion, you will receive a PD certificate recognising your one hour of study.

Useful registration tips:

1) Please use your full name when registering as this is what will appear on your certificate
2) When you are emailed your password, copy and paste this for logging in.
3) You have three attempts to log in and then you will be timed out for 5-20 minutes.
4) If you have any problems with the modules, please write to education@cfcc.org.au

 

Module 1 – What is CF?

In Module 1 educators will learn;

  • What CF is and how it affects the body.
  • Available treatments and management of CF.
  • Other CF related complications.
  • The future for CF.

Module 2 – CF at kindergarten or daycare

Educators and staff from kindergarten and daycare centres will learn how to manage the symptoms of CF. On completion, the individual will understand the daily routine for young children with CF. Educators and carers will be left with the knowledge and confidence to better support those in their care living with CF.

Module 1 must be successfully completed before starting this module.

Module 3 – CF at primary school

In Module 3, school teachers will learn how to manage the symptoms of CF in the primary school setting and be more knowledgeable and confident to better support a student with CF at school.

Module 1 must be successfully completed before starting this module.

Module 4 – CF at high school

High school teachers will learn what allowances and needs students with CF have in a high school setting. Whilst many teens with CF are fairly independent, they may still require reminding to take certain medications and support if they are falling behind academically or socially through being absent.

Module 1 must be successfully completed before starting this module.