Presentation: Updates in the management of hospitalized patients with COPD part 2

This presentation will focus on describing the evidence behind using steroids, antibiotics, and noninvasive ventilation in patients with COPD.

Target Audience

Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, and Physicians 

Learning Objectives

1. Describe key treatments used in the management of patients hospitalized for COPD exacerbation including steroids, antibiotics, and noninvasive ventilation
2. Understand the evidence behind the key treatment used in the management of patients hospitalized for COPD exacerbation using a case-based approach
3. Recognize the physiological base for using noninvasive ventilation in COPD

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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
    Course
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
Course opens: 
06/28/2021
Course expires: 
06/27/2022
Cost:
$0.00
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Dr. Mihaela Stefan, MD, Ph.D.
Hospitalist
Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate. Co-director of the Scholarly Activity in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Baystate Medical Center

Disclosures : None

 

Dr. Nicholas Hill, MD
Chief of the Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep division at Tufts Medical Center in Boston
Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine
Tufts Medical Center

Disclosures: FisherPaykel, Respironics, and BREAS (Consultant); Fisher Paykel (Speakers Bureau and Research Support)

 

Faculty Disclosure

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 and all disclosures will be listed at the beginning of each presenter's sessions.

Dr. Nicholas Hill, MD Disclosures: FisherPaykel, Respironics, and BREAS (Consultant); Fisher Paykel (Speakers Bureau and Research Support)

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.

Available Credit

  • 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
    Course
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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