Image of 3 people who are featured in the module on inhaled therapies as a treatment for COPD

Program Overview:

Learning objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1.   Discuss the outcomes of recent clinical trials and reflect upon their potential impact on patient management.

2.   Review the “step-up” model of COPD management.

Maintenance of Certification (Section 3)

This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. You may claim a maximum of 0.75 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Scientific Committee:

Dr. Cory Yamashita (Scientific Committee Chair), MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON

Dr. Pearce Wilcox, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Dr. Céline Bergeron, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Mr. Michael Brock, MSc
Educational Developer, Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON

Mr. Michael Murray, MSc
Medical Writer, Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON


Images of 3 people who are featured in the module on triple therapy as treatment for COPD.

Program Overview:

Learning objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1.   Select additional treatments for patients with severe disease who remain unresponsive to maximal therapy.

Maintenance of Certification (Section 3)

This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. You may claim a maximum of 0.75 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Scientific Committee:

Dr. Cory Yamashita (Scientific Committee Chair), MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON

Dr. Pearce Wilcox, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Dr. Céline Bergeron, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Mr. Michael Brock, MSc
Educational Developer, Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON

Mr. Michael Murray, MSc
Medical Writer, Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON