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Prevent deterioration of COPD

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Prevent deterioration of COPD

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Description

This course provides an overview of:

  • smoking and interventions to support smoking cessation
  • immunisation for patients with COPD oxygen therapy, prescription and equipment options for patients.

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

  • explain the risks of smoking and benefits of stopping
  • outline effective interventions for smoking cessation such as counselling and pharmacotherapy
  • describe the benefits of immunisation for a patient with COPD
  • explain who benefits from home oxygen and how the need for oxygen therapy is assessed and monitored
  • identify the different equipment options available to patients prescribed home oxygen.

Activity number: 84883. Allocated 4 Category 2 points in QI &CPD Program for the 2017-2019 triennium.