Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: long term management
Work through interactive patient cases to update your knowledge of the role and relative value of drug and non-drug therapies in controlling symptoms and improving outcomes in COPD.
After completing this module, you should:
- Know that smoking cessation is a cost effective treatment for patients with COPD
- Understand the role of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD
- Know the indications for long term oxygen therapy in patients with COPD
- Understand the role and cost effectiveness of drug and non-drug therapies in patients with COPD.
Irem Patel, Grainne D’Ancona
Peer reviewed by:
07 Oct 2015
18 Jul 2012
|BMJ Learning||2 credits, 2:00 hours||BMJ Learning has assigned two hours of credit to this module.|
|The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar||1 credit, 1:00 hour||The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar represented by the Accreditation Department of the Qatar Council for Health Practitioners recognizes the continuous medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) modules provided through BMJ Learning as Category II self-directed learning activities in the State of Qatar. Healthcare professionals in Qatar can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Learning, calculated as 1 credit unit per 1 hour (Organization Code OP-02).|