McKesson Clinical Connection™ Webinar

How to Care for COPD Patients in the Nursing Home Environment
Date:
April 11, 2018
Time:
3:00 PM ET
 
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Webinar Description

Overview

The number of long term care residents diagnosed with COPD is growing. It is important to ensure continuity of care for COPD patients that is focused on managing symptoms, maximizing function, and teaching skills to enhance self-care. This webinar highlights effective tools and workflows to help provide a high quality of life and optimal care to residents living with COPD, while also working to reduce hospital readmissions resulting from COPD-related complications.

Learning Objectives

  • COPD definition, epidemiology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology
  • COPD diagnosis and evaluation
  • Strategies for patient self-management
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Antitrypsin replacement therapy
  • Noninvasive mechanical ventilation
  • Surgical interventions
  • Alternative therapies
  • Acute exacerbations of COPD
  • End-of-life and palliative care
  • Pharmacotherapy for COPD

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SPEAKER-TimSharkey_215x300.jpg

Tim Sharkey
Critical Care Product Specialist, Medtronic
Tim has worked for more than 40 years in Respiratory Care. He is presently a clinical specialist with Medtronic, covering ventilation, airway and tracheostomy products.
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Who Should Attend
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Anyone involved in the care of patients with COPD
 

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Registration Form
  How to Care for COPD Patients in the Nursing Home Environment  
Date:
April 11, 2018
Time:
3:00 PM ET

Date:
April 11, 2018
Time:
3:00 PM ET

Overview

The number of long term care residents diagnosed with COPD is growing. It is important to ensure continuity of care for COPD patients that is focused on managing symptoms, maximizing function, and teaching skills to enhance self-care. This webinar highlights effective tools and workflows to help provide a high quality of life and optimal care to residents living with COPD, while also working to reduce hospital readmissions resulting from COPD-related complications.

Learning Objectives

  • COPD definition, epidemiology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology
  • COPD diagnosis and evaluation
  • Strategies for patient self-management
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Antitrypsin replacement therapy
  • Noninvasive mechanical ventilation
  • Surgical interventions
  • Alternative therapies
  • Acute exacerbations of COPD
  • End-of-life and palliative care
  • Pharmacotherapy for COPD
About the Speaker
SPEAKER-TimSharkey_215x300.jpg
  Tim Sharkey
Tim has worked for more than 40 years in Respiratory Care. He is presently a clinical specialist with Medtronic, covering ventilation, airway and tracheostomy products.
Who Should Attend
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Anyone involved in the care of patients with COPD
 
 
Webinar Description

Overview

The number of long term care residents diagnosed with COPD is growing. It is important to ensure continuity of care for COPD patients that is focused on managing symptoms, maximizing function, and teaching skills to enhance self-care. This webinar highlights effective tools and workflows to help provide a high quality of life and optimal care to residents living with COPD, while also working to reduce hospital readmissions resulting from COPD-related complications.

Learning Objectives

  • COPD definition, epidemiology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology
  • COPD diagnosis and evaluation
  • Strategies for patient self-management
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Antitrypsin replacement therapy
  • Noninvasive mechanical ventilation
  • Surgical interventions
  • Alternative therapies
  • Acute exacerbations of COPD
  • End-of-life and palliative care
  • Pharmacotherapy for COPD

About the Speaker
SPEAKER-TimSharkey_215x300.jpg
Tim Sharkey
Tim has worked for more than 40 years in Respiratory Care. He is presently a clinical specialist with Medtronic, covering ventilation, airway and tracheostomy products.

Who Should Attend
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Anyone involved in the care of patients with COPD
 
Registration Form

 

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