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Targeting COPD: Advanced Management

Virtual Lecture

Many challenges exist in the management of patients with COPD due to a variety of factors. In this 1-hour webcast, Wassim W. Labaki, MD, MS, and Alanna Kavanaugh, EdD(c), FNP-BC, MSN, BSN, CCRN, provide detailed insights on maintenance management of patients with COPD, including guideline recommendations, patient education, and best practices for treatment and management of COPD during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In Collaboration With the Association of Pulmonary Advanced Practice Providers


Registered Nurses: 1.00 Nursing contact hours, includes 1.00 hour of pharmacology credit Physician Assistants: maximum of 1.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits

Released: January 28, 2022

Expiration: January 27, 2023

No longer available for credit.
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Alanna Kavanaugh

Alanna Kavanaugh, EdD(c), FNP-BC, MSN, BSN, CCRN

Family Nurse Practitioner Program
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Riverdale, New York
Nurse Practitioner
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, New York

Wassim W. Labaki

Wassim W. Labaki, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Corinne R. Young

Corinne R. Young, MSN, FNP-C, FCCP

Association of Pulmonary Advance Practice Providers
Colorado Springs, Colorado


This program is cosupported by educational grants from Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson; Genentech, a member of the Roche Group; GlaxoSmithKline; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Mylan Specialty L.P.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Mylan Specialty L.P.

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Target Audience

NPs and PAs in pulmonary medicine

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Implement strategies to address challenges to the use of maintenance therapy for COPD

  • Identify emerging targets to potentially address challenges to the use of maintenance therapy for COPD

  • Utilize the most up to date, evidence-based guideline recommendations for the treatment and management of COPD during the current COVID-19 pandemic


Dr Kavanaugh has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Dr Labaki: other financial or material support: Konica Minolta.

Ms Young has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

None of the members of the Planning Committee or PCE staff have any relevant relationships to disclose.

Instructions for Credit

Participants wishing to earn CE/CME credit must:

  1. View the content in its entirety
  2. Relate the content material to the learning objectives
  3. Complete the evaluation form

The estimated time to complete this activity is 1.00 hour.

Release date: January 28, 2022
Expiration date: January 27, 2023


Interactive video lecture


The opinions or views expressed in this CE/CME activity do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of Practicing Clinicians Exchange or any educational supporter.



Joint Accreditation Statement

Joint AccreditationIn support of improving patient care, Practicing Clinicians Exchange is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

ANCC Credit Designation

Nursing contact hours: 1.00, which includes 1.00 hour of pharmacology credit

AAPA Credit Designation

Joint AccreditationPracticing Clinicians Exchange has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid until January 27, 2023. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

PA course advisor: January-Jill Ogoy, DHSc, MPA, PA-C, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, Tacoma, Washington

IPCE Credit Designation
IPCEThis activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Additional Information

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.