Reducing the Burden and Improving QoL in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis: A Team-Based Approach to Challenging Cases

Program Overview

Patient Case Module 1 of 2

​​Clinicians all over the country have submitted their challenging NCFBE cases. In this activity, an expert, interprofessional panel discusses a team-based approach to these cases as they touch upon diagnostic strategy, QoL impact, and patient care.

Link to Module 2

Link to Panel Discussion 

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Target Audience

Pulmonology, infectious diseases, primary care, and radiology clinicians managing patients with NCFBE

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify the impact of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFBE) and its exacerbations on patient quality of life
  • Utilize clinical practice guidelines for NCFBE diagnosis
  • Integrate the unique roles and responsibilities of the interprofessional care team when diagnosing and treating patients with NCFBE

Activity Faculty


Mark L. Metersky, MD, FCCP (Chair)

Professor, Medicine
Associate Chief of Service, Department of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Director, Center for Bronchiectasis Care
UConn Health
Farmington, CT

Margaret M. Johnson, MD

Margaret M. Johnson, MD

Professor, Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL

Molly Mailes, MSN, RN, MEDSURG-BC

Molly Mailes, MSN, RN, MEDSURG-BC

Nurse Program Coordinator, Adult Cystic Fibrosis
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL


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