Individualizing COPD Treatment to Improve Adherence and Overall Outcomes

Health-System Edition, January 2020, Volume 9, Issue 1

Continuing education for pharmacists.

THIS ACTIVITY IS SUPPORTED BY AN EDUCATIONAL GRANT FROM SUNOVION PHARMACEUTICALS INC.

FACULTY

Christine Eisenhower, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Kingston, Rhode Island

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

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

  • Analyze the burden of illness and the pathophysiology of COPD
  • Examine the most updated GOLD guidelines and current strategies for managing COPD
  • Differentiate available maintenance therapy to individualize treatment for patients with COPD
  • Optimize the pharmacist’s role in educating patients on the proper usage and importance of adherence to inhaled pharmacotherapy in managing COPD

TARGET AUDIENCE: Pharmacists

ACTIVITY TYPE: Application

RELEASE DATE: December 18, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE: December 18, 2020

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2.0 hours

This lesson is offered for free at www.pharmacytimes.org.