5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMS – 2019FMpu-Family Medicine – Pulmonary: COPD; Respiratory Infections; Bronchial Asthma

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Topics and Objectives

Title: Family Medicine – Pulmonary: COPD; Respiratory Infections; Bronchial Asthma

Faculty: Ganesan Murali, M.D., Michael A. Malone, M.D., Arshad A. Wani, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: COPD – Overview of Patient Management.      

Upon the completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Appraise the definition and integrate the pathophysiology of COPD.
  2. Assess the clinical management of various issues regarding COPD.
  3. Treat acute exacerbations and outpatient management including long-term oxygen and pharmacologic treatment based on ATS/ACCP Guidelines.
  4. Evaluate the need of referral for surgical and newer treatments for emphysema.

TOPIC 2: Evaluation and Treatment of Respiratory Infections Commonly Seen in Primary Care.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:COMP, EBM

  1. Formulate appropriate evaluation strategies for patients who present with respiratory conditions.
  2. Identify history and exam findings that help differentiate common respiratory conditions.
  3. Determine situations when antibiotics are appropriate for the treatment sinus infections.
  4. Utilize severity index tools in the evaluation of pneumonia.
  5. Utilize EBM to determine appropriate treatment for common respiratory conditions.
  6. Discuss some of the controversies in the treatment of common respiratory infections seen in primary care.

TOPIC 3: Bronchial Asthma: An Update.

Upon the completion of this session using the NAEPP Guidelines, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

    1. Appraise the pathophysiology of this inflammatory disease.
    2. Develop a stepwise approach to treatment of asthma and management of status asthmaticus.
    3. Differentiate the patient who is not responding and specify indications for subspecialty referral.


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Title: Family Medicine – Pulmonary: COPD; Respiratory Infections; Bronchial Asthma

Faculty: Ganesan Murali, M.D., Michael A. Malone, M.D., Arshad A. Wani, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: COPD – Overview of Patient Management.      

Upon the completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Appraise the definition and integrate the pathophysiology of COPD.
  2. Assess the clinical management of various issues regarding COPD.
  3. Treat acute exacerbations and outpatient management including long-term oxygen and pharmacologic treatment based on ATS/ACCP Guidelines.
  4. Evaluate the need of referral for surgical and newer treatments for emphysema.

TOPIC 2: Evaluation and Treatment of Respiratory Infections Commonly Seen in Primary Care.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:COMP, EBM

  1. Formulate appropriate evaluation strategies for patients who present with respiratory conditions.
  2. Identify history and exam findings that help differentiate common respiratory conditions.
  3. Determine situations when antibiotics are appropriate for the treatment sinus infections.
  4. Utilize severity index tools in the evaluation of pneumonia.
  5. Utilize EBM to determine appropriate treatment for common respiratory conditions.
  6. Discuss some of the controversies in the treatment of common respiratory infections seen in primary care.

TOPIC 3: Bronchial Asthma: An Update.

Upon the completion of this session using the NAEPP Guidelines, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

    1. Appraise the pathophysiology of this inflammatory disease.
    2. Develop a stepwise approach to treatment of asthma and management of status asthmaticus.
    3. Differentiate the patient who is not responding and specify indications for subspecialty referral.

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