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COPD Visual Toolkit: An expert-led discussion between a pulmonologist and a primary care physician on best practices in the management of patients with COPD

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Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare providers involved in the care of patients with COPD.

Program Overview

The COPD Visual Toolkit features a discussion between pulmonologist Fernando Martinez, MD, and primary care physician Barbara Yawn, MD. As they review tools for COPD management, Dr. Martinez and Dr. Yawn will discuss COPD cases that are illustrated with whiteboard animations clips to enhance the learning experience. This activity will include an infographic with symptom burden questionnaires, treatment algorithms, and resources for patients.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Evaluate best practices in the diagnosis of COPD
  • Apply strategies and best practices in the treatment of COPD
  • Manage acute exacerbation events and comorbidities
  • Discuss barriers to an accurate assessment of disease burden

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