Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Evaluate patients who are current or former smokers, and those who develop frequent viral infections, for symptoms that may indicate COPD or related conditions.

2. Prepare treatment plans that include a combination approach to therapy for patients who have COPD.

3. Interpret and validate spirometry tests in symptomatic patients.

4. Counsel patients who have COPD on the importance of quitting smoking and receiving annual vaccinations for influenza and pneumonia.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019

Junaed Ul Haq, MD, Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Doctors’ Hospital of Michigan, Pontiac

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019
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