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.

 About UT Health Northeast

For 70 years, UT Health Northeast has provided excellent patient care to the citizens of Texas and beyond. Signature programs include cancer, chest diseases, primary care, behavioral health, and public and community health, along with over 25 additional medical specialties. As the only university medical center in Northeast Texas, its mission also includes education and research. Graduate medical education residencies are in family medicine, rural family medicine, internal medicine, occupational medicine, and psychiatry with many newly trained physicians electing to stay in Northeast Texas, a medically underserved region of the state. Graduate degrees include biotechnology and public health. In addition, scientists in the Center for Biomedical Research have been awarded more than $137 million in competitive funding since 2004. With an annual operating budget of over $200 million, UT Health Northeast is a major economic engine for the region.