COPD Educational Video Series

Our video series is designed to provide education and awareness for people affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). These include patients, their families, and caregivers.

The videos also serve as an exceptional resource for health care professionals to convey education and understanding of COPD.

Keep checking back for more videos to come!

COPD 101 Educational Video Series

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the burden of COPD in the United States
  • Describe the consequences of tobacco use and other risk factors that affect the lungs
  • Illustrate physical injury and exercise limitations that occur in COPD by using an extremely powerful 3D Interactive, which takes you inside the lungs
  • Discuss key factors between COPD and asthma
  • Identify resources for COPD screening and optimal care for disease management

COPD 101 - Part 1 of 5

Part 1 of 5 - COPD 101 Training by Scott Cerreta on 8.8.12.

COPD 101 - Part 2 of 5

Part 2 of 5 - COPD 101 Training by Scott Cerreta on 8.8.12.

COPD 101 - Part 3 of 5

Part 3 of 5 - COPD 101 Training by Scott Cerreta on 8.8.12.

COPD 101 - Part 4 of 5

Part 4 of 5 - COPD 101 Training by Scott Cerreta on 8.8.12.

COPD 101 1 Part 5 of 5

Part 5 of 5 - COPD 101 Training by Scott Cerreta on 8.8.12.


Inhaler Training Videos

Introduction to Inhalers

Introduction to Inhalers

This is the place to start. Learn basic information about the three common types of inhalers: Metered-Dose Inhalers (MDIs), single-dose Dry-Powder Inhalers (DPIs) and multi-dose Dry-Powder Inhalers (DPIs). Which ones require cleaning? Which ones require you to rinse your mouth after taking? Which ones can cause skin and eye irritation? All this and more will be answered in the Introduction video.

Aerolizer Inhaler

Aerolizer Inhaler

This is a single-dose DPI and it delivers the medication, Foradil.

Diskus Inhaler

Diskus Inhaler

This is a multi-dose DPI and it delivers the medications: Advair (purple), Serevent (green) or Flovent (orange).

Ellipta Inhaler

Ellipta Inhaler

This is a multi-dose DPI and it delivers the medications: Anoro (red cap), Arunity (orange cap), Breo (blue cap) and Incruse (green cap).

Flexhaler Inhaler

Flexhaler Inhaler

This is a multi-dose DPI and it delivers the medication, Pulmicort.

HandiHaler Inhaler

HandiHaler Inhaler

This is a single-dose DPI and it delivers the medication, Spiriva. Watch the video for a demonstration and detailed steps on the proper usage of the HandiHaler.

MDI with Closed-Mouth Technique

MDI with Closed-Mouth Technique

This is a pressurized MDI that and it delivers the medications: Albuterol, Advair, Alvesco, Atrovent, Combivent, Dulera, Flovent, ProAir, Proventil, QVAR, Symbicort, Ventolin, and Xopenex.

MDI with Spacer Technique

MDI with Spacer Technique

This is a pressurized MDI used with a valve holding chamber to increase the amount of medication delivered to the lungs and it delivers the medications: Albuterol, Advair, Alvesco, Atrovent, Combivent, Dulera, Flovent, ProAir, Proventil, QVAR, Symbicort, Ventolin, and Xopenex.

Neohaler Inhaler

Neohaler Inhaler

This is a single-dose DPI and it delivers the medications: Arcapta (pink pinchers), Seebri (orange pinchers) and Utibron (yellow pinchers).

Pressair Inhaler

Pressair Inhaler

This is a multi-dose inhaler and it delivers the medication, Tudorza.

RespiClick Inhaler

RespiClick Inhaler

This is a multi-dose DPI and it delivers the medication Albuterol. Special Note: This device looks like a typical MDI, but it is a DPI and therefore should not be used with a spacer.

Twisthaler Inhaler

Twisthaler Inhaler

This is a multi-dose DPI and it delivers the medication, Asmanex.

Respimat Inhaler

Respimat Inhaler

This is a pressurized soft mist MDI and it delivers the medications: Combivent (orange cap), Spiriva (Aqua cap for COPD and Blue cap for Asthma), Stiolto (green cap) and Striverdi (yellow cap).

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