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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to understand chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as well as provides a knowledge base to be able to competently care for individuals with COPD.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe five (5) common signs and symptoms of COPD.
  2. Select two (2) important concepts in the care and treatment of the person with COPD.
  3. Identify three (3) changes in status that would indicate a need to notify the physician.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by passing a quiz with a score of 85% or greater accuracy.

Author

Debbie Flippin, RN, MBA

Debbie has over 40 years of nursing experience specializing in end-of-life care, and chronic diseases. She has developed and implemented disease management programs for patients with chronic and life limiting conditions.  Debbie has served in various positions within Home Health and Hospice, including case manager, team leader, Director of Professional Services, VP of Compliance and Regulation and Director of Accreditation. Debbie has worked in a variety of healthcare settings, including acute care, homecare and hospice offices, hospice inpatient unit, accreditation program and pediatric oncology.  Debbie is committed to educating clinicians in chronic and end-of-life care and patient advocacy.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Healthcare Academy
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

$15.00

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a disease of the respiratory system that can lead to serious complications if not recognized, treated, and monitored.  COPD is a life-long disease once it occurs and so may be encountered by the nurse working in the long-term care setting.  This course provides a knowledge base for nurses to be able to competently care for individuals with COPD.

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