1. Develop procedures for appropriate prenatal and preconception screening for patients who may be at risk of having a child with cystic fibrosis.
2. Update screening and diagnostic protocols to current guidelines and recommendations for all newborns, older children, and adults with symptoms suggestive of cystic fibrosis.
3. Establish a collaborative care model, between their practice, the local cystic fibrosis center, and the family for the management of patients with cystic fibrosis and related comorbidities.
4. Evaluate patients with cystic fibrosis, who wish to participate in organized physical activities, to determine their readiness to play.
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