Recognize Subtle Symptoms of COPD


This module immerses you in the most common and effective ways that practicing Healthcare Professionals identify COPD.

Recognize Subtle Symptoms of COPD

Recognize Subtle Symptoms of COPD: This module immerses you in the most common and effective ways that practicing Healthcare Professionals identify classic and subtle symptoms of COPD and how to utilize questionnaires, studies, and physical examination to identify patients with COPD; that is for case-finding. This module also teaches reasons for diagnosing COPD as soon as possible.

Objectives:

  • Recognize subtle symptoms of COPD
  • Identify when to order spirometry based on subtle symptoms of COPD
  • Recognize when to suspect COPD in a patient with recurrent respiratory infections
  • Select two reasons to diagnose COPD in an earlier stage/grade of severity

CME Credits:  1.15 hrs