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COPD Evaluation and Treatment

CE Information
1.0 CE credit (1.0 pharmacology)
Completion Time
1 hour
Available Until
December 14, 2024
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COPD Evaluation and Treatment

Learning Objectives

  1. Compare and Contrast pharmacotherapy delivery methods for individuals with COPD. 
  2. Apply pharmacologic treatment options based on the most current available evidence for individuals with COPD. 
  3. Analyze the reasons why patients fail outpatient medication treatment.
  4. Describe short and long-acting beta agonists used in COPD.
  5. Discuss triple therapy with long-acting beta agonist, long-acting muscarinic antagonist and inhaled corticosteroid.
  6. Explain Phosphodiesterase 4 (PD4) inhibitors and when to prescribe. 
  7. Discuss supportive care therapeutics including mucolytics.
  8. Discuss IV pharmacotherapy for alpha1 antitrypsin deficiency.
  9. Identify pharmacotherapies used for smoking cessation. 


Julia Rogers

Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator

Dr. Rogers extends her knowledge to doctoral, graduate and undergraduate nursing students as an Assistant Professor and current coordinator for the Doctor of Nursing program at Purdue University Northwest in the College of Nursing. She is certified through the ANCC as a family nurse practitioner and is currently working in Pulmonary and Critical Care. Dr. Rogers is a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Mu Omega chapter, and a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She represents the American Nurses Association as a CPT advisory committee member to the American Medical Association’s CPT editorial panel. Her research interests include pathophysiology, 3D visualization for nursing education, and new faculty orientation. She is an accomplished presenter at the national, state, and local level, where she has presented on an array of topics for both nurse educators and nurse practitioners. Dr. Rogers has been the editor and author of three pathophysiology textbooks and serves as the billing and coding column coordinator for The Nurse Practitioner Journal.

CE Information

This activity offers 1.0 CE credit (1.0 pharmacology) to attendees.

Accredited by American Association of Nurse Practioners.

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 1.0 hour(s) of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners®. Activity ID# 23116450. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

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