COPD Treatment Guideline Update [Pharmacist]

COPD Treatment Guideline Update [Pharmacist]

Ensuring optimal use of medications to manage COPD requires knowledge of current treatment guidelines, which were recently revised. Take this course to better understand early warning signs, initial treatment and treatment escalation algorithms, and comorbidity management so you can embrace your role in caring for patients with COPD.

Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Identify major characteristics and risk factors for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
2. Assess COPD and risk of COPD exacerbations based on spirometry and patient-specific factors
3. Apply treatment guidelines to recommend evidence-based therapy for chronic management of COPD
4. Identify parameters to monitor a patient’s response to their COPD regimen and recommend therapy changes when appropriate
5. Describe patient burden from COPD and how clinicians can empathize and alleviate

Allison Hursman, PharmD, BCGP
Assistant Professor
North Dakota State University

Dr. Hursman does not report any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education course.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: January 1, 2022
Planned Expiration Date: January 1, 2025

Copyright 2022, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  


Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-22-001-H01-P
Application-based CPE Activity

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¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

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Disease State/Drug Therapy



ACPE Topic

01 Drug Therapy





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