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Case-Based Learning

COPD

Module summary
This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Learning objectives
To update you on:
  1. Symptoms that would suggest a diagnosis of COPD
  2. The use of spirometry to confirm the diagnosis
  3. Management of COPD in primary care and the variations between different guidelines
  4. When to refer to secondary care
  5. How to advise a patient with COPD who asks if they are fit to fly
  6. How to investigate and manage a patients who appears to have mixed asthma and COPD
  7. The issues to be considered in patients with COPD are either underweight or overweight/obese 
Author
This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of chronic heart failure.
Date module published
18/07/2017
Module due for review
18/07/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
2 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
4 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
very good
Savita Mittal
17.08.2017.
Very helpful
Dominique Darby
16.08.2017.
It was useful.
There were some things I will highlight for future practice, particularly the advice about not issuing "fit to fly" notes!!
Naomi Hopper
13.08.2017.
Good
Tom Caldwell
13.08.2017.
Good
Elena Andrei
16.08.2017.