Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 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; appropriately use spirometry. 
2. Prepare treatment plans that include recommended approaches to therapy for patients who have COPD. 
3. Provide supportive interventions to patients who have COPD to facilitate smoking cessation.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
01/17/2017
Course expires: 
01/16/2020
Parent activity set: 

Jonathon M Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/17/2017
Course expires: 
01/16/2020
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