Optimizing Care in COPD: A Hands-on Workshop to Improve Inhaler Selection and Use
September 14, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
In this case-based discussion, experts in COPD will address the importance of spirometry in diagnosis and assessment of COPD and discuss guideline-concordant care and treatment. The differences between inhalers and selecting the right inhaler for the right patient will be covered as part of a discussion on individualizing therapy based on patient- and disease-specific characteristics. Proper inhaler technique will be described and demonstrated as the faculty present patient cases.
Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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