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Acute Management and Prevention of COPD

Acute Management and Prevention of COPD



Faculty: Susan Corbridge, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAANP​, FAAN
Contact Hours: 1.5 contact hours of Continuing Education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology and 1.25 hours of Advanced Procedures)

1.5 Contact hours

90 days of access (renewable)

Printable handouts

5-item quiz

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a significant cause of hospitalization, morbidity, and mortality worldwide. This disease imparts a global economic burden on the healthcare system and is expected to increase in prevalence over the next 30 years. However, COPD still currently remains underdiagnosed. This presentation will outline the current guidelines and evidence-based recommendations on the diagnosis and management of COPD. Additionally, a case-based approach will be used to apply evidence-based recommendations to outline the diagnosis, treatment, and management of COPD, including early recognition and treatment of exacerbations.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • The impact of COPD in the United States and globally
  • Assessing, diagnosing, and managing COPD
  • Possible therapies and non-pharmacological approaches to COPD management
  • Preventing, recognizing, and treating acute exacerbations of COPD

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  2. Go to My Account in the upper right corner and click on Courses.
  3. Locate your Course in the list and click on it.
  4. Click on Access Course to proceed.
  5. PowerPoint handouts are available for every lecture under “Materials.” We strongly recommend that you download and print each lecture’s handout so that you may highlight and take notes as you view each video. 
  6. Please note that there is information covered in the video lectures that will not be on the handouts, so you must watch the video in its entirety. It is very important to spend time studying all PowerPoint handouts and to watch all course lecture(s) before attempting to take the required quiz.
  7. Each quiz includes 5 items to complete in 10 minutes. Participants have a maximum of 3 attempts to pass each exam with a score of 70% or higher.
  8. After successful completion of the quiz, participants must complete a Course Evaluation.
  9. Upon submission of the Course Evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will appear for you to print and/or save in PDF format. We strongly recommend that you print or save the certificate immediately, as your certificate will not be stored in your account indefinitely.

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Features concise up-to-date lectures with full slideshows

Lecture handouts (available to download and print)

One month to complete from time of purchase.

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Obtain needed CE and pharmacology contact hours

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