Northern Michigan Pharmacy Education Seminar
April 10, 2016
Review of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2016 (P)
1.5 contact hours; ACPE Universal Activity #0112-0000-16-214-L01-P; Knowledge-type Activity
Marc A. Nienhuis, Pharm.D., clinical manager, Bay Regional Medical Center, Bay City, Mich.
Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to review the pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), explain the differences between COPD and Asthma, discuss current treatment guidelines for COPD, discuss new therapy options in the treatment of COPD and discuss updated pneumococcal pneumonia vaccination guidelines as it relates to COPD.