Joint-Provider CE 2015 | Geriatric Healthcare Series | Spring | COPD: A Growing Epidemic Amongst the Elderly (April 21, 2015)
The series is designed for healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nuse practitioners, physical and occupational therapist, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists and other interested professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Identify patients with COPD based on currently accepted diagnostic criteria.
- Describe a logical algorithm to use for the stepwise treatment of patients with COPD.
- Describe non-pharmacologic techniques for treating COPD.
Joshua Benditt, MD
Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
- 1.50 Contact hours
- 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level