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Diagnosing and managing COPD in primary care (webinar)

Diagnosing and managing COPD in primary care (webinar)



Time to Complete

1 hour


July 6, 2017


November 13, 2017

Programme Description

In this recorded webinar, GP and COPD expert Dr Steve Holmes presents key learning points on diagnosis, guidelines, managing COPD positively, pulmonary rehabilitation, and appropriate use of nebulisers and inhalers. Listen to Dr Holmes' presentation, view his slides and hear his verbal responses to participants' questions during the live event. The webcast lasts one hour, equivalent to 1 CPD credit.
"Useful way of interactive learning without long distance travel"
Dr Kathryn MacRae, GP

"Excellent speaker"
Dr Lalitha D'Souza, GP

"Useful and convenient"
Dr Sandra McDougall, GP

Educational Objectives

After following the presentation and Q&A you will be better able to:
  • List the elements of a COPD diagnosis
  • Reflect on how to save time by using microspirometry for routine review
  • List three key areas to case-find in primary care
  • Consider the evidence base for pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Be aware of GOLD guidelines for initial pharmacological management of COPD
  • Reflect on evidence around the use of nebulisers
  • Manage exacerbations and watch for comorbidities
  • Presenter

    Dr Steve Holmes – GP with an interest in respiratory care, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK


    This webinar was sponsored by an educational grant from Teva Respiratory. Teva has had no input into content.


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring a webinar recorded on the 22nd of June 2017. A credit award of 1 credit (1 hour learning) is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed your reflection and evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time.

    Please be aware that you will be asked to enter and confirm your email address on the activity page before accessing the recorded webinar. This is required for access to the webinar player only and will not be retained by MIMS Learning or used for any other purpose.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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    Date of preparation: July 2017