Center for Professional Development

APN Updates:Making COPD a Priority

A one-day course
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2.5 contact hours

Course ID:COPD

*** 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

Course Description

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.

OBJECTIVES

The purpose of this continuing education presentation is to:

  1. Review the updated 2014 GOLD guideline.
  2. Increase awareness of new pharmacological choices.
  3. Discuss impact of COPD exacerbations
  4. Introduce ACOS Syndrome
  5. Introduce COPD Action Plans
  6. 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:

Faculty

Molly Bradshaw, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC
Instructor, Family NP/Primary Care Specialty Director
Division of Advanced Nursing Practice
Rutgers School of Nursing

 

Questions?

cpdn@rutgers.edu
973-972-6655

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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.

Rutgers School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation.
Provider Number P290-6/14-17.

 

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