Presentation: Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines – an update on the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
This training module will review the latest version of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines specifically addressing the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Dr. Mary Jo Farmer will review the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease according to the latest GOLD guidelines. The definition of COPD, ABCD grading system algorithm, and treatment strategies, including inhalers, steroids, pulmonary rehabilitation programs, and non-invasive ventilation will be discussed.
This training is for physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists.
1. To increase knowledge about the GOLD guidelines.
2. To increase understanding about determining severity of COPD.
3. To increase understanding about current treatments for COPD.
Dr. Farmer is a seasoned faculty with over 18 years’ experience in providing care to patients with COPD and many years of experience in teaching and developing and delivering continuing education programs to nurses, respiratory therapists, and doctors at all levels of training.
Baystate Medical Center
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The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
None of the planning committee members or faculty for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
- 1.00 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours