Simplifying COPD Treatment – Associate Professor Rob Young

Simplifying COPD Treatment

GPCME, South

Saturday August 10, 2019

Presentation by:
Associate Professor Robert Young
Consultant Physician, Auckland Hospital

In this Breakfast Symposium, Associate Professor Rob Young discusses the diagnosis of COPD and simplifying treatment in the New Zealand context. He also covers the benefits of dual bronchodilation, the place of inhaled corticosteroids and non-pharmacological treatment.

COPD Exacerbations – Rob Young

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1. Introduction and COPD disease burden in New Zealand
2. The different inhalers to treat COPD - Diagnosis and Patient Assessment
3. Goals of individualised COPD treatment
4. Asthma COPD Overlap (ACO)
5. Inhaled treatment suggestions
6. Prescribing and withdrawing ICS
7. Prescribing Inhaled Triple Therapy (ICS/LABA/LAMA*)
8. The importance of device
9. Non Pharmacological treatments for COPD
10. Summary
*ICS = Inhaled Corticosteroids, LABA = Long Acting Beta2 Agonist, LAMA = Long Acting Muscarinic Antagonist

This video is also the source material for an E-Learning Module which has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 1 CME credit for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.

To complete the module simply register your details then follow the prompts to start. Your CME credit will be automatically logged with the RNZCGP.


This presentation was sponsored by GSK

GSK NZ Limited
Private Bag 106600