What Is Pulmonary Fibrosis 2020?
The goal of this course is to explain how pulmonary fibrosis, a restrictive lung disease, affects the lungs’ ability to provide sufficient oxygen to the body’s cells.

Course Publication Date: August 03, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:PFIB080320
Contact Hours:4.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • List the signs and symptoms of pulmonary fibrosis

  • Describe normal lung function.

  • Show how pulmonary fibrosis compromises breathing.

  • Describe several possible causes of pulmonary fibrosis.

  • Discuss idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

  • Differentiate risk factors for pulmonary fibrosis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

  • Explain how pulmonary fibrosis is diagnosed.

  • State complications of pulmonary fibrosis.

  • Describe treatment options for pulmonary fibrosis.


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