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Older lady with uncontrolled COPD

Older lady with uncontrolled COPD




August 24, 2016


August 24, 2016
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Programme Description

Find out about Margaret, an older lady with rheumatoid arthritis and COPD who is struggling to take her inhalers correctly.

This patient case scenario is fictional.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Describe the effect rheumatoid arthritis may have on a patient’s ability to take their inhaler correctly
  • Review how and when to assess lung function in a COPD patient
  • Understand the role of spirometry in managing COPD patients
  • Discuss how to effectively explain pulmonary rehabilitation to patients
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    Initiated, funded and reviewed by Teva Respiratory
    Teva UK Limited, Field House, Station Approach, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2FB

    Teva Respiratory

    Date of preparation: August 2016; UK/RESP/16/0054b


    Activity authors
  • Dr Azhar Saleem, GPwSI and respiratory lead at Lambeth CCG, United Kingdom

    Exam author
    Haymarket Medical
  • Instructions

    This is an industry-supported learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.50 learning credits (30 minutes learning). This credit award 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 answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.


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    • 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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