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What's new in COPD: a video module

Module summary
GP and respiratory researcher Dr Hilary Pinnock reviews current guidance on assessing severity and initial pharmacological management of COPD and provides an update on pulmonary rehabilitation and telemonitoring
Learning objectives

To provide an update on COPD, with a specific focus on pulmonary rehabilitation and telemonitoring, including: 

  • Assessing severity of COPD- using the MRC dyspnoea score and the COPD assessment test 
  • The inital pharmacological management of COPD 
  • The evidence to support the use of pulmonary rehabilitation
  • The use of oximetry in assessing suitablity for long term oxygen therapy 
  • The evdience to date on telemonitoring in COPD

 

Dr Pinnock gave this talk at Pulse Live which took place in May 2013. 

The powerpoint slides will cycle through automatically as the video plays, but if you are interested in a particular aspect of the presentation, use the arrow buttons at the bottom of the screen to navigate through the slides, simply click on the slide you are interested in and you will be taken to the relevant part of the video.

After viewing the video, you will complete a multiple-choice assessment to test the knowledge you have gained. You will then have the opportunity to record your personal learning points and claim your CPD credits, which will be recorded on a certificate stored automatically in your Pulse Learning CPD log

Expert speaker

Dr Hilary Pinnock is a GP in Whitstable, Kent and reader in the Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, University of Edinburgh

Date module published
23/05/2013
Module due for review
23/05/2015
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
very useful
Iain Brown
27.03.2017.
good presentation
Patrick Mark Mcevoy
14.03.2017.
ok
Michael Lakeman
27.02.2017.
Very useful and relevant
Geoffrey Davies
24.01.2017.
really useful point of interest, thank you
Lyndon Miles
06.01.2017.