APN Updates:Making COPD a Priority
A one-day course
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2.5 contact hours
*** Special Offering - Register for this course and the afternoon course, APN Updates: Pulmonary Function Testing Lab and receive complimentary lunch ***
Offered on the Following Dates
This course is not scheduled at this time
Registration & Fees
- $119 - General Registration
- $99 -
Rutgers School of Nursing Faculty, Students, Preceptors and Alumni (Legacy UMDNJ)
- Advanced registration and payment is required for all programs.
- Refunds: No refunds will be made 14 working days prior to class
Almost 15 million Americans have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), another estimated 12 million have not yet been diagnosed It is important for an APN to be able to discuss relevant issues with his/her patients. This course will focus on diagnosis, assessment, treatment, oxygen therapy, medication, and disease management.
The purpose of this continuing education presentation is to:
- Review the updated 2014 GOLD guideline.
- Increase awareness of new pharmacological choices.
- Discuss impact of COPD exacerbations
- Introduce ACOS Syndrome
- Introduce COPD Action Plans
- Inspire NPs to make COPD a higher priority in clinical practice.
Location & Map
Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark
65 Bergen Street
Rooms listed above
Newark, NJ 07103 Map
Lot and Deck Parking Available:
- So. Orange Ave & Bergen St parking garage @ $10 day
- Bergen St. & 12th Ave. parking garage @ $7.50 per day.
- Metered parking is available on Bergen St. Be aware that ALL of the "posts" are metered spots. Follow directions on meters with "heads."
Molly Bradshaw, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC
Instructor, Family NP/Primary Care Specialty Director
Division of Advanced Nursing Practice
Rutgers School of Nursing
- Planners and Speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose regarding this educational activity.
- There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this activity.
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*This continuing nursing education activity was approved by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation.