• Who is the course for?

    Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Pharmacists

  • Benefits

    This course will give you the knowledge, techniques and tools needed to help your patients live better with COPD.

  • Course Highlights

    The course contains three modules, covering topics such as COPD pathophysiology, symptoms, treatments and integration of an action plan. It also includes informative and relevant case studies.

  • Continuing Education Units

    You will receive 0.7 CEU from SOFEDUC, for 7 hrs of training

Course Description

The COPD Management for Healthcare Professionals Course includes the following:

  • Module 1: Pathophysiology and Treatment of COPD

  • Module 2: Management of COPD Symptoms

  • Module 3: Integrating a Plan of Action for Life

Course Instructors

Dr. Jean Bourbeau, MD, MSc, FRCPc

Respirologist

Dr. Jean Bourbeau, MD, MSc, FRCPc

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.
Alexandre Joubert

Nurse Clinician, B.Sc, RN

Alexandre Joubert

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.