Ensuring optimal care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- : Sydney NSW 2000
COPD is a chronic condition that can greatly impact a person's quality of life, and close monitoring and treatment is required to minimise the risk of exacerbations. This module outlines the optimal treatment of COPD patients in line with the latest clinical guidelines.
On completion of this education activity participants will be able to:
- Define the diagnostic criteria for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- List the criteria required to assess the severity of COPD in order to select the most appropriate treatment options
- Describe the stepwise pharmacological management of COPD, as recommended by COPD-X guidelines
- Describe the essential components of non-pharmacological management of COPD
This activity is sponsored by Menarini.