The goal of this program is to provide clinicians with information about the incidence, causes, and symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Define COPD and identify its most common causes.
- List three classes of medications to treat patients with COPD.
- Discuss four areas in which education can benefit patients with COPD.
This CE course is approved for respiratory therapists.
This program has been approved for 1 contact hour of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. AARC Sponsor ID: 9514012. This is a non-traditional course.
If you are a respiratory therapist, remember to give us your AARC member number when filling out your license number information.
Gannett Education is also approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care (provider #FBN 50-1489).