Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Common Treatments

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Common Treatments 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and treatments commonly used. The anatomy and function of normal lungs and changes that occur because of lung disease are presented. Information is provided on the disease process, causes, and symptoms of COPD. This course engages learners in content about the normal lung functions and disease diagnostics, medications used for treatment, and lifestyle changes that occur with chronic lung disease.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-COPDCT

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California Department of Public Health (CNA)

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Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

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California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

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Relias Learning, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.
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California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

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Relias Learning, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

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National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

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National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-COPDCT
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Define chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Identify the anatomy of the lungs and how a healthy lung functions.
List the primary causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
List the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Name the tests that may be conducted to diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Identify lifestyle modifications and ongoing care considerations that may help a person with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Recognize common methods of medication administration prescribed for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Gain an understanding of palliative care and end-of-life decisions.

Outline:
Hour One I. Introduction II. Overview: What is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A. Incidence B. Causes C. Treatment D. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (True or False) III. Respiratory System A. Anatomy 1. Mouth and nose 2. Pharynx 3. Trachea 4. Epiglottis 5. Larynx 6. Bronchi and bronchioles 7. Alveoli 8. Diaphragm 9. Pleura B. Lobes C. Lung circulation D. Learning Engagement: Questions (True or False) IV. What happens with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) A. Types of disease 1. Emphysema 2. Bronchitis V. Causes A. Smoking B. Environmental pollutants C. Hazardous fumes and chemicals D. Secondhand smoke E. Dust F. Genetics VI. Symptoms A. Shortness of breath B. Air hunger C. Persistent coughing D. Wheezing E. Mucus production F. Fatigue G. Pink puffer, blue blower VII. Physical Changes A. Barrel chest B. Clubbing C. Cyanotic fingertips D. Tripoding VIII. Diagnosis of COPD A. Medical and family history B. Physical exam C. Diagnostic tests 1. Pulmonary function test 2. Blood test 3. Sputum samples 4. Radiography 5. Echocardiogram 6. Six-minute walking test 7. Staging D. Treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 1. Smoking cessation 2. Inflammation management 3. Bronchodilators 4. Oxygen therapy 5. Diet 6. Pulmonary rehab 7. Infection prevention 8. Bullectomy 9. Lung volume reduction surgery 10. Lung transplant 11. Additional medications E. Restricted health conditions F. Inhaler and nebulizers 1. Inhalers a. Closed mouth b. Spacer method c. Open mouth d. Inhaler tips e. Learning engagement: order of use 2. Dry-medication inhalers a. Learning engagement: order of use 3. Nebulizers a. Learning engagement: order of use nebulizer steps G. Prevention IX. End-of-life issues A. Long-term outlook B. Planning for the future C. Advance directive D. Living will E. Durable healthcare power of attorney F. POLST G. Learning Engagement: match the terms Summary and conclusion Final exam (post-test)

Instructor: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN
Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN, was a subject matter expert for Relias. She has 25 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute healthcare environments. Her experience includes leadership and management across the healthcare spectrum. She has owned and operated an assisted living business. Carlson's clinical practice includes acute care, long-term acute care, home health and hospice. Carlson has served for over a decade in various board positions for State Nursing Associations, including president. She has been a nurse planner for multiple continuing education events and has experience as a leader in the design and implementation of an ANCC-CNE accredited approver unit for a multi-state nursing consortium. Carlson is certified as Critical Care Registered Nurse.    Disclosure: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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