COPD Foundation and Medscape Education to Offer COPD Management Course for Physicians
February 25, 2015 |
The COPD Foundation has teamed up with Medscape Education (medscape.org) an educational site that provides courses for continuous professional development for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
“COPD Management: What Do the Latest Guidelines Say?” is aimed towards pulmonologists and other clinicians who treat patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The course is open to physicians for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and valid for credit through November 2015.
The courses will include:
- A summary of the key changes in the update of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines on the diagnosis and management of COPD
- Identification of the current recommendations for the assessment and management of COPD
- Description of the strategies for incorporating the current COPD recommendations into practice.