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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
1 CME CREDIT

Review practice-changing articles from 2020! During this informative session on medical literature updates (excluding COVID-19), primary care physician, Dr. Charles Vega, will review the clinical implications of practice-changing literature that has been recently published. Topics for discussion will include: HPV vaccination, mammography, colorectal cancer screening, osteoporosis, coconut oil, milk and weight gain, mask efficacy, COPD exacerbations, medication-assisted treatment for opioid disorder and more! You don’t want to miss these important updates!


0.5 CME CREDIT

Twelve million individuals with COPD in the U.S. remain undiagnosed. Join Dr. Charles Vega as he provides practical, evidence-based guidance for diagnosing COPD in a primary care setting. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on August 18th 2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.5 CME CREDIT

Twelve million individuals with COPD in the U.S. remain undiagnosed. Join Dr. Charles Vega as he provides practical, evidence-based guidance for diagnosing COPD in a primary care setting. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on August 18th 2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.25 CME CREDIT

This podcast will review updates to the clinical guidelines for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, tailored specifically to primary care. The discussion will include the diagnosis and basic management of COPD, when to consider escalating and deescalating treatment regimens, and when to consider expert referral.


0.5 CME CREDIT

Acute Exacerbations of COPD: Challenges and Opportunities

0.50 CME/MOC
0.38 AANP | 0.19 Pharmacology

Join pulmonologist Dr. Chris Fanta as he discusses acute exacerbations and COPD. The podcast begins with a typical case presentation seen in primary care which highlights the experience of acute exacerbations of COPD. Next, Dr. Fanta discusses the impact of COPD on the lives of patients and, lastly, discusses how COPD is treatable and, to some extent, preventable in an outpatient setting. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording 9/1/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.5 CME CREDIT

Join pulmonologist Dr. Matthew Drake as he discusses the current 2020 GOLD guidelines for treatment of COPD. Using patient case examples, he will outline how to assess patients with COPD to determine the most appropriate evidence-based treatment. Discussion will include which patients will benefit most from inhaled corticosteroids and when to consider triple inhaled therapy with combination of long-acting beta-2-agonist, long acting muscarinic antagonist and inhaled corticosteroids. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 10/9/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.33 CME CREDIT

Join pulmonologist Emily Wan, MD as she answers the most pressing questions regarding the management of COPD. In this podcast, Dr. Wan will discuss topics such as when to step-up and step-down therapy, the role of eosinophil count in acute exacerbations, strategies for educating patients on correct inhaler technique (hint – don’t forget about the pharmacist!), how COVID-19 has impacted the management of COPD, and more.


0.5 CME CREDIT

Your patient is ready for you! In this interactive activity, you will be guided through the case of a patient with COPD via a series of questions and complementary videos. Questions will test your strengths and weaknesses around COPD management, with some questions and feedback tailored directly to your management choices. After each question, you will be presented with learning moments designed to help increase your confidence managing patients with COPD and reducing risk of COPD exacerbations. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of 10/1/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.