CME COURSES

This online program includes patient case videos and lectures from leading experts in the field of COPD. Program Chairs are Barry Make, MD, and Steven Lommatzsch, MD, of National Jewish Health. It is designed for primary care physicians and community pulmonologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses who are involved in the management of COPD. This free CME activity includes two 30-minute modules, and a one-hour roundtable discussion. Learners can complete each activity individually for separate credits.

Module 1: Initial Assessment and Management of Stable COPD

CME Credit: .50

In this module, Dr. Serban, discussed the initial assessment and management of stable patients with COPD, as well as the importance of return demonstration for patients who use inhaler devices.

Module 2:  Learning to Assess and Manage Patients with Frequent COPD Exacerbations: Changing the Future by Planning Today

CME Credit: .50

In this module, Dr Finigan, outlined the goals and treatment options for those patients experiencing frequent COPD exacerbations.

Module 3: Roundtable:  Management of Patients With COPD

CME Credit: 1.0

In this module, expert faculty participate in a roundtable discussion about the newly updated GOLD Guidelines, as well as asking you, the viewer, questions related to the management of COPD.

Why Take This Course


Effective treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is urgent in light of the mortality, morbidity and economic consequences of the disease. Improve your ability to manage the treatment of patients with COPD in accordance with the 2017 GOLD Guidelines and learn effective communication strategies to improve engagement and self-management for patients with COPD. This online program includes patient case videos and lectures from leading experts in the field of COPD. Program Chairs are Barry Make, MD, and Steven Lommatzsch, MD, of National Jewish Health. It is designed for primary care physicians and community pulmonologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses who are involved in the management of COPD. This free CME activity includes one 45-minute module, a 30-minute module, and a one-hour roundtable discussion. Learners can complete each activity individually for separate credits.