Released: November 24, 2019 Expires: November 30, 2020 (subject to change)
CE for this activity will not be available after this date.
Overview Independently, Asthma and COPD can each be challenging to treat. So, when your patient presents with a history and symptoms of both diseases, where do you go from there?, Utilizing GINA/GOLD standards, pulmonary expert, Corinne Young, MSN, FNP-C, FCCP will guide the experienced NP to recognize and treat Asthma-COPD Overlap.
CE Credit Instructions
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Complete the educational content completely:
Video Presentations: Watch all video presentations completely.
Review all additional materials provided (handouts, posttest reviews, any other downloadable resources).
After completing all content, go to Steps to Receive Credit:
Complete the posttest
Submit the evaluation to receive full AANP CE/Rx credit.
Objectives After completing this activity, the NP will be able to:
Define ACO - Asthma COPD Overlap
Identify common characteristics, pathophysiology and inflammatory markers
Differentiate ACO from Asthma or COPD alone
Identify steps to diagnose ACO
Discuss treatment utilizing GINA/GOLD “Rule of 3”
Appropriately refer to Pulmonology specialist
Speaker Corinne Young, MSN, FNP-C, FCCPDisclosure This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies. Corinne Young discloses the following affiliations: Genentech speaker panel for non-branded IPF education; Grifols speaker panel for non-branded alpha-2 antitrypsin deficiency education; President and Founder of the Association of Pulmonary Advanced Practice Providers.
This educational activity may contain opinions of the authors from their personal experience. The activity may contain discussion of published and/ or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, attendees/ participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program.
Additional Information For questions or more information concerning this online CE opportunity contact the AANP CE Center Manager at CECenter@aanp.org.
0.75 Contact Hour(s) of CE, 0.25 of which may be applied towards Pharmacology
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