Module 1: Pathophysiology and Treatment of COPD
Module 2: Management of COPD Symptoms
Module 3: Integrating a Plan of Action for Life
Jean Bourbeau is the Director of the Research Institute MUHC's Center for Innovative Medicine, the COPD Clinic and the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit at the MUHC Montreal Chest Institute. He has been President of the Canadian Thoracic Society. His work and research on COPD, pulmonary rehabilitation, integrated self-management programs for patients with COPD ('Living Well with COPD') have had an impact not only in the field of research, but also in clinical practice at the national and international level.
After graduating from McGill University with a bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1995, Alexandre Joubert started his career at the Montreal Chest Institute on the acute care and long term care units. In 1996, he started working at the ambulatory services in different programs. Since 2001, he has been permanently working as a case manager in the COPD clinic and pulmonary rehabilitation program, educating patients to self-manage their chronic respiratory disease.