A MEDS Ed seminar

This session of CareOregon Pharmacy’s MEDS Ed program for healthcare professionals focuses on COPD – the 3rd leading cause of death in the U.S.

Part 1, featuring Pharmacist Andrew Hibbard includes an overview of the causes of COPD, epidemiology, complications, medication management, updated GOLD Guidelines, and smoking cessation/lifestyle modification.

Part 2, featuring Respiratory Therapist Heather Stoecklin includes inhaler usage and the importance of spacers, front-line therapy options, and treatment strategies for this high-risk disease state, including pulmonary rehabilitation, as well as BIPAP and CPAP therapy.

Featured speakers

  • Andrew Hibbard, PharmD, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident, CareOregon
  • Heather Stoecklin, Health Resilience Respiratory Therapist, Population Health Partnership, CareOregon

Recorded on February 16, 2017 at CareOregon, Portland, Ore.

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