The COPD Educator Institute Course, through the American Lung Association, provides healthcare professionals with a thorough overview of COPD information.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a chronic lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. The disease is increasingly common, affecting millions of Americans, and is the third leading cause of death by disease in the U.S. The good news is COPD is often preventable and treatable.
The course will include practical information healthcare professionals can use in their work with COPD patients. Specific attention will be given to COPD Diagnosis and Management, Disease Overview, Smoking Cessation, Spirometry, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Oxygen Therapy, Patient Activation, Education and Adherence, Medications and Delivery Devices, Reducing COPD Readmissions, Palliative Care, Hospice and End of Life Issues.
This course targets healthcare professionals such as respiratory therapists, internal medicine nurses, pulmonary nurses, pharmacists, and care managers.
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Online registration will close on Sunday, July 19, 2020.