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The Best Care for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (CE Nurse)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE Nurse
Course Credit: 1.00
Rewards Points Earned: 125
Course Category: *AAN Network Courses, *Nursing, *Respiratory
Course Producer: Allergy Asthma Network
Course Cost: $17.99 | Included in All-Access Pass
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: July 05, 2019
Course Expiration Date: July 05, 2021
Program Summary:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects approximately 16 million Americans and there are many management strategies. Join Dr. Gary Steven for a discussion about treatment options for COPD.

OBJECTIVES

Following the presentation, the participant will be able to:
  • Define COPD; and compare and contrast this health condition with asthma
  • Describe the importance of measuring lung function in obstructive lung disease
  • Identify the principles of treatment
  • Provide insights into maximizing treatment and limiting progression

OUTLINE

  • Definition and Overview of COPD
  • Comparing and Contrasting COPD
  • Diagnosis and Initial Assessment
  • Prevention and Maintenance Therapy
  • COPD and Co-Morbidities
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