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Key questions on COPD

Module summary
Dr Jay Suntharalingam, consultant respiratory physician, addresses some key questions on diagnosing and managing COPD.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge of COPD, including:

  • The role of spirometry in diagnosis
  • When to start LAMAs
  • How to help patients use home rescue packs appropriately
  • Indications for long-term oxygen therapy
Author

Dr Jay Suntharalingam is a consultant respiratory physician at the Royal United Hospitals Bath Foundation Trust and the Trust’s clinical lead for COPD.

Date module published
12/12/2016
Module due for review
12/12/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
valuable learning.
Debasis Roychoudhury
21.04.2017.
useful
Ronald Kok
01.04.2017.
good overview
Amy Alexander
29.03.2017.
Useful overview
Angela Lawrence
27.03.2017.
very good and informative
Niall Finegan
18.03.2017.