Breaking It Down: COPD Treatments and Guidelines
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The infographic will focus on the different classes of treatment options for patients with COPD and considerations for individualized treatment selection based on guidance for ERS, ATS, and GOLD guidelines; including when to select combination therapy.
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.
Pamela Kushner, MD, FAAFP: Advisory Board, Speaker’s Bureau, and Services for Promotional Purposes for AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline.
Barry J. Make, MD: Advisory Board for AstraZeneca; GlaxoSmithKline; and Novartis. Consultant for AstraZeneca and Third Pole. Contracted Research for AstraZeneca.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of Pri-Med Institute and National Jewish Health. Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number 040308.
This activity is approved for 0.25 contact hours of continuing education, which includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology.
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