COPD Digital Resource Toolkit for Health Professionals
Use the COPD resources below to help patients and their families and caregivers learn more about COPD including risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment options, and more.
Healthcare providers play an important role in the diagnosis and management of COPD. Often a visit to a physician's office is not triggered by breathing issues and patients do not always fully report their symptoms.
Use the resources below and these COPD educational videos to help patients and their families and caregivers.
Download the presentation below to share valuable COPD information with patients and others in your community.
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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Resources
Check back periodically for free CME opportunities.
Lung Health Updates for Primary Care Providers: Conversations with NHLBI
Listen to the following CME podcast episodes produced by Breathe Better Network partner, Pri-Med in partnership with Learn More Breathe Better. 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ is available for each episode when accessed directly through Pri-Med. Or, listen to the episodes on Apple Music, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever else you may listen to podcasts.
- Identifying and Testing for COPD in the Primary Care Setting (Credit available until 10/11/2023)
- COPD Treatment for Primary Care Providers (Credit available until 10/11/2023)
- Patient Case Studies: COPD Screening, PRISm, and AAT Deficiency (Credit available until 1/30/2024)
- Pulmonary Fibrosis: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know (Credit available until 6/30/2024)
COPD National Action Plan Resources
Talk about the COPD National Action Plan at meetings, conferences, or during webinars. Feel free to use the below PowerPoint in its entirety or pick and choose the slides that are most relevant to your audience.
COPD Data on Perceptions and Awareness
The Learn More Breathe Better program tracks and gathers insights into consumer and health care provider attitudes and behaviors related to COPD. This includes awareness and knowledge about the disease, experience with symptoms, patient communication and information, and physicians' approaches to COPD treatment and management.