CPD functions as an integral component of the Education Office at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University and provides accredited CME programs for practicing healthcare providers in Southwestern Ontario and nationally. CPD has been assessed against a defined set of accreditation standards and has been accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).
As an accredited continuing education provider, CPD is responsible for ensuring that every course that it develops or approves as an accredited program, adheres to the guidelines and standards, established by its governing external and internal regulatory and advisory bodies.
Target Audience: Respirologists
Accreditation: RCPSC Maincert Section 3
Duration: up to 1 hour
About this program
Our specialist modules provide an easy-to-use report on the most recent clinical advances in COPD management and is divided into two modules, one dealing with inhaled therapeutics, the other with treatment options for patients experiencing frequent exacerbations on advanced therapies. Participants will undergo a pre- and post-test and will receive a detailed score card with peer group comparison.
This is a 0.5 hour Maincert Section 3 Accredited Self Assessment program designed to help health care providers select additional pharmacological treatments for patients with severe disease who remain unresponsive to maximal therapy.
This is a 0.5 hour Maincert Section 3 Accredited Self Assessment program designed to help health care providers recognize the effect of glucocorticoid treatment reduction on exacerbation frequency of COPD in patients with stable disease, assess the appropriate utilization of inhaled COPD therapies, and determine which patients should have them prescribed as treatment.