Treating exacerbating COPD in primary care & what to consider post pandemic

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COPD - what do our primary care need to consider post pandemic

GP & Primary Care focused webinar

DATE: Thursday 23rd July 2020

TIME: 13:00 - 14:00

Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospital Specialist Care are excited to announce that we will be holding our GP and Primary Care focused webinar by Dr Jaymin Morjaria is a consultant in respiratory medicine who treats private and NHS patients at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals. Dr Jaymin Morjaria specialises in airways disease, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, smoking cessation, lung disorders, cough, bronchiectasis, lung cancer, pleural disease, pulmonary interventions and general sleep. Dr Morjaria offers lung cancer risk assessment screenings to private patients. He is experienced in general internal and respiratory medicine, and he regularly manages patients who are undergoing invasive and semi-invasive procedures.

Our webinar will focus on the latest guidelines and consider the key differences between GOLD and NICE guidelines. Diagnostic tools and types of assessments to carry out on your patients. Managing strategies when patients present with stable COPD, with recurrent exacerbation and those patients with one of two hospital admission but infrequent exacerbation

Learning objectives:

• Spirometry - how to best use this diagnostic tool

• ABCD assessment tool

• Assessment of severity/FEV1

• When should we consider oxygen therapy

• Inhalers - Types and rationale for use

This session is taking place on Thursday 23rd July 2020

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