Registration is closed for the COPD Educator Institute. If you wish to be put on a waiting list please call us at 802-876-6860.
The American Lung Association is proud to sponsor the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Educator Institute (COPDEI) October 21-22, 2013. This year the annual institute will be hosted by Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, VT.
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
100 Hospital Drive
Bennington, VT 05201
The purpose of the institute is to provide a complete overview of COPD to healthcare and health education professionals who provide or are preparing to provide self management education for individuals diagnosed with COPD. The course includes practical information to be used when working with these individuals.
Specific attention will be given to tobacco treatment, spirometry, self management of COPD, medication guidelines, psychosocial issues, and oxygen therapy. Participants will also learn basic educational principles and strategies to use when working with patients.
Day 1: Monday, October 21, 2013 -10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Day 2: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 8:30 am – 4:15 pm
Location: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center; Bennington, VT
All participants will receive a certificate of completion.
Food: Lunch, beverages/snacks for both days will be provided.
Registration Fee: Regisration fee will cover all costs including resource materials.
Early Bird Registration: $100 (Register before Oct 1, 2013)
Regular Registration: $125
To receive a paper registration form or for more information contact Rebecca Ryan, 802-876-6862; firstname.lastname@example.org.