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Not Missing the Boat on COPD Diagnosis and Management

Not Missing the Boat on COPD Diagnosis and Management

This course is available for purchase individually or as part of a package of courses:
PURCHASE THE PACKAGE
Fulfill your pharmacology CE requirement with this one all-inclusive pharmacology CE package provided by NPACE. Package includes 24 courses, plus one BONUS course, including ten brand-new activities on topics such as Geriatric Therapeutics, Osteoporosis, Pulmonary Issues, and more. Learn more and view all courses included in this package.Learn more and view all courses included in this bundle.
PURCHASE THE PACKAGE
Featuring 10 new courses provided by NPACE, this package includes courses on diabetes management, vitamin D, osteoporosis, cardiac medication, COPD, and more. Learn more and view all courses included in this bundle.
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Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

February 1, 2017

Expires

February 1, 2019

Maximum Credits

1.00 / CE for Nurse Practitioners; includes 1.00 pharmacology credit

Accredited Provider

This program is jointly provided by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) and Haymarket Medical Education.
If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact NPACE at 508-907-6424 or email: npace@npace.org.
If you have any questions regarding the program delivery or format, please contact myCME.Support@haymarketmedical.com.

Commercial Supporter

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Producer

Produced in conjunction with myCME and NPACE

Program Description

This session will demonstrate competency in evaluation of spirometry in diagnosing COPD in primary care patients, contrast the use of cigarette smoking vs electronic cigarettes, and review select key factors contributing to undiagnosed COPD in primary care patients. Key factors contributing to the pharmacotherapeutic management of COPD in the primary care patient will also be reviewed.

Educational Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in evaluation of spirometry in diagnosing COPD in the primary care patient
  • Contrast the use of cigarette smoking vs electronic cigarettes
  • Identify key factors contributing to the pharmacotherapeutic management of COPD in the primary care patient

Faculty

Claire Murphy, MSN, NP-C
Clinical Director
Allergy and Immunology, Pulmonary
Instructor of Medicine
VA New England Healthcare

Ms. Murphy has nothing to disclose.

Planners and Managers Disclosures

The planners of this activity reported the following relationships with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Marjorie Crabtree, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, has nothing to disclose.
Karen Windle, RNC, MS, WHNP-BC, has nothing to disclose.
Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, has nothing to disclose.
Jodi Osterhout Vanasse, MSN, ANP-BC, has nothing to disclose.
Shelley Yeager has nothing to disclose.
Joshua Plotkin has nothing to disclose.

Credit

1.00

Type

CE for Nurse Practitioners

Accreditation Statement

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Designation Statement

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 CNE credits, of which 1.00 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. NPACE and myCME do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Instructions

To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better is required. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test survey, and have received your digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/CME History, which you can access at any time.

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