COPD Foundation and Medscape Education to Offer COPD Management Course for Physicians

February 25, 2015

The COPD Foundation has teamed up with Medscape Education ( 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.