CF Patients on Career Options

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by Wendy Henderson |

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In this Cystic Fibrosis Foundation video, CF patients share thoughts about career choices. The logistics of managing a chronic disease such as cystic fibrosis could mean that plans to pursue your dream job is limited, but that doesn’t mean you can’t forge a successful and fulfilling career path. Here, meet four successful professionals who are managing careers around their CF needs.

Meet Nathan Charles, a professional rugby player with cystic fibrosis. Here is his story. 

Listen in as Meghan Ramsay, a nurse practitioner at the John Hopkins CF center, talks about some of the things you will need to take into account such as being able to take breaks in order to stay nourished, being permitted enough time for treatments, the company medical plan, and if the very environment is suitable for breathing.

What’s it like to go to college with cystic fibrosis? Find out more here. 

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