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The COPD-NIV courses for the COPD Collaborative are in the Courses link on the left column.

Nurses should select the course: Nursing Care for the Patient on NIV (1hr, 1.0 CME)

Physicians, Residents, NPs, and RRTs, should select the course: NIV/Teamwork Course: Practical algorithm for noninvasive ventilation use in patients with COPD- Teamwork as a recipe for success. (1.5 hr, 1.5 CME)

Additional Presentations for clinicians:

*Updates in the management of hospitalized patients with COPD part 1 (1.5 hr, 1.5 CME) - Available for RN, RRT, and physicians. Update your EBM knowledge for inpatient COPD care.

*Updates in the management of hospitalized patients with COPD part 2 (1.0 hr, 1.0 CME) - Available for RN, RRT, and physicians. How does NIV work, and why HFNC is not the first-line treatment for patients with COPD.

Insights in the Patient Experience with Noninvasive Ventilation- What can we learn? (1.0 hr, 1.0 CME) - Available for RN, RRT, and physicians. What we learned from patients treated with NIV. 

Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Guidelines - an update on the diagnosis and management of chronic COPD. (1.0 hr, 1.0 CME) - Available for RN, RRT, and physicians. Learn about the GOLD guidelines.

Management of Chronic Hypercapneic Respiratory Failure with Noninvasive Ventilation after Hospitalization: Role of Inpatient Sleep Medicine (1.0 hr, 1.0 CME) - Available for RN, RRT, and physicians. Learn about inpatient sleep studies to help manage COPD.

*Attendees of the COPD Champion Live Training are not eligible to register for these courses. These courses were included in the 1-day live training.

 

 

Presentation Materials

PDF icon Algorithm and Technical Considerations for NIV (slides)

PDF icon Teamwork in NIV and the C's (slides)