This program for primary care providers is an evidence-based education and management program focused on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The tools and resources herein are aligned with the latest Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) guidelines.
This e-learning activity is a form of self-study using enduring materials (e-learning modules) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Self-study using e-learning modules is included as an example of a Section 2 activity. Reviewing enduring materials is generally valued at 0.5 credit per topic. However, additional research/self-study using the e-learning can also be submitted as Personal Learning Projects (PLPs) where you will earn two (2) credits per hour.
We estimate that this activity should take 1 hour.
Use this one-page tip sheet to assist you when interpreting a spirometry report for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
This handout from the course "I can't keep up with my wife anymore. What's wrong with me?": Approach to pharmacotherapy in COPD, summarizes the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) recommended approach to pharmacotherapy and how to assess for mortality risk using the ADO Index.
Learn about the health risks of radon and how to reduce patient exposures, based on Health Canada’s national radon awareness program.
This program provides an overview of asthma action plans and their role and evidence for use in primary care. The tools and resources are aligned with the latest Canadian Thoracic Society guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma.
The Emergency Department Asthma Care Pathway (EDACP) from Lung Health Foundation and partners is a proactive tool that provides considerations for asthma management based on Asthma Guidelines.
An evidence-based, standardized approach to treating acute asthma exacerbations in patients age 1-17 years of age.
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