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Manage exacerbations of COPD

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Manage exacerbations of COPD


SKU: PT021 Categories: ,


This module provides information regarding the early identification and management of exacerbations of COPD.

By the end of this module participants will be able to:

  • identify the importance of early identification and management of exacerbations of COPD
  • educate patients on how to monitor their symptoms and develop individualised symptom management action plans with COPD patients and their carers
  • describe the value of using controlled oxygen and ventilation during an exacerbation and outline when a patient requires hospitalisation
  • recognise how to implement appropriate management for COPD patients with frequent exacerbations
  • recognise the role of general practice in review and follow-up.

Activity number: 84170. Allocated 2 Category 2 points in QI &CPD Program for the 2017-2019 triennium.