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Respiratory

Considerations in the Management of COPD – Mainpro+

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

Module 1 :

  • Determine which patients should be referred for COPD screening with spirometry
  • Discuss the importance of spirometry in COPD assessment
  • Interpret the clinical relevance of a patientā€™s spirometry results
  • Review the guideline recommended treatment of patients with mild COPD

Module 2:

  • Discuss the frequency of medication administration errors with inhalation devices
  • Review the key features of each of the common inhalation devices used in patients with COPD
  • Counsel a patient on the different options for each class of COPD inhaled medication
  • Customize the device based on the needs of the patient

Module 3:

  • Review the impact of exacerbations on COPD progression
  • Discuss the management of acute exacerbations of COPD
  • Adjust a patientā€™s COPD regimen in response to exacerbations

Module 4:

  • Review the GOLD/CTS guideline recommendations for dual bronchodilation
  • Explore the role of dual bronchodilation in the management of COPD
  • Discuss the evidence for removing inhaled corticosteroid in patients with stable COPD

DURATION

PROFESSION

# OF CREDITS

1.00

ACCREDITATION

EXPIRY DATE

1969-12-31

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

Module 1 :

  • Determine which patients should be referred for COPD screening with spirometry
  • Discuss the importance of spirometry in COPD assessment
  • Interpret the clinical relevance of a patientā€™s spirometry results
  • Review the guideline recommended treatment of patients with mild COPD

Module 2:

  • Discuss the frequency of medication administration errors with inhalation devices
  • Review the key features of each of the common inhalation devices used in patients with COPD
  • Counsel a patient on the different options for each class of COPD inhaled medication
  • Customize the device based on the needs of the patient

Module 3:

  • Review the impact of exacerbations on COPD progression
  • Discuss the management of acute exacerbations of COPD
  • Adjust a patientā€™s COPD regimen in response to exacerbations

Module 4:

  • Review the GOLD/CTS guideline recommendations for dual bronchodilation
  • Explore the role of dual bronchodilation in the management of COPD
  • Discuss the evidence for removing inhaled corticosteroid in patients with stable COPD
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 1.00
Duration:

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