Prevention & Management of AECOPD

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Program Time: 30 minutes
Accreditation-CME Credits: This online 1-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 0.5 Mainpro+ credits.
Target Audience: General Practitioners
Program available until: May 22, 2019
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Overview & Objectives

Prevention & Management of AECOPD

Target Audience: General Practitioners.

Following completion of this podcast, participants will:
  1. ASSESS the burden of acute exacerbations in patients with COPD
  2. OPTIMALLY manage acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD)
  3. APPLY non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches to prevent future AECOPD
  4. INTEGRATE guideline recommendations into clinical practice to manage comorbidities and assess inhaler techniques of COPD patients



Accreditation

This online 1-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 0.5 Mainpro+ credits.

This program was supported in part by educational funding from GlaxoSmithKline Inc.

Claiming your credits: Please submit your credits for this activity online at www.cfpc.ca/login. Please retain proof of your participant for six (6) years in case you are selected to participate in credit validation or auditing.

Planning Committee & Faculty

Planning Committee & Faculty

Anthony D. D'Urzo
Anthony D. D'Urzo
MD, MSc, BPHE, CCFP

Associate Professor, University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine
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Toronto, Ontario
Daniel Ngui
Daniel Ngui
BSc (P.T), MD, CFPC, FCFP

Clinical Associate Professor
University of British Columbia

Medical Director
Fraser Street Medical

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Vancouver, ON
Marla Shapiro
Marla Shapiro
C.M., MDCM, CCFP, MHSc, FRCPC, FCFP, NCMP

Professor, University of Toronto
Department of Family and Community Medicine

University Health Network
North York General, Mount Sinai

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Toronto, Ontario

Agenda

Agenda

Program ChapterDuration
(Min:Sec)
Introduction1:50
Diagnosis of COPD5:35
Practical Management Strategies 7:33
Patient Case2:34
Strategies to Prevent Future Exacerbations7:48
Managing Co-Morbidities 1:39
Summary1:21


Sponsorship

CCRN sm

This program has been developed by the Canadian Collaborative Research Network, a not-for-profit physician organization, and is supported through an educational grant received from:

GlaxoSmithKline Inc

Links & Resources

Links & Resources:

  • Hernandez et al. Can Respir J 2013; 20:97-105;
  • Bourbeau J, et al. Canadian Journal of Respiratory, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine 2017;1:222-241.
  • Vogelmeier CF, et al. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017;195:557-582.
  • Global Strategy for the Diagnosis MaPoC, Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2017. http://goldcopd.org.
  • Hurst JR et al. N Engl J Med 2010; 363:1128-1138
  • Spencer et al. Thorax 2003;58:589-593.
  • Soler-Cataluna JJ,et al. Thorax 2005;60:925–931
  • Criner GJ, et al. Chest. 2015;147:894–942.