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The American Lung Association COPD Educator Institute is a professional education course for healthcare professionals who work with COPD patients, such as respiratory therapists, internal medicine nurses, pulmonary nurses, pharmacists and care managers. The course includes thorough and practical information healthcare professionals can use in their work with COPD patients while earning continuing education credits. Topics include:

  • COPD Diagnosis and Management
  • Disease Overview
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Spirometry/Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Patient Activation
  • Education and Adherence
  • Medications and Delivery Devices
  • Reducing COPD Readmissions
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice and End of Life Issues

Visit a link below to register for a course near you or call 1-800-LUNGUSA to learn more.

 

Page last updated: February 11, 2020

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