Disease Management: Asthma & COPD Learning Series

The Michigan Center for Clinical Systems Improvement (Mi-CCSI) is offering seven session on demand learning series designed to familiarize the care manager and other care team members with the diagnosis, pharmacology and management of patients with Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  Each session is a different topic and is available for on demand viewing and enduring continuing education credits. 

Part 7: Part seven to be available soon. Part seven will provide updates on current evidence and events.

COVID-19 continues to impact and challenge us all in one form or another. It is in our coming together as a community, to help and support, that we can help one another and make a difference.
Letter from the Executive Director

Mi-CCSI’s mission is “partnering to better care” and providing continuing education opportunities at no cost is one way we can contribute at this time.
From October 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 to assist those providing care, Mi-CCSI is extending and expanding its FREE on-line enduring disease management learning options.  All enduring learning activities have nursing and social work continuing education available and are at NO COST to the participant.


Session 1: Asthma Diagnosis & Management

This session provides a broad overview of asthma prevalence, diagnosis, goals of therapy and tools to identify and recognize how to assess asthma control.

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Session 2: Asthma Pharmacology

This session dives into pharmaceutical management of asthma including medication categories, side effects and stepped management of medications.

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Session 3: Asthma Triggers

This session explores indoor, outdoor, GERD, exercise and other triggers as well as discussing management of triggers.

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Session 4: Asthma Action Plans, Health Literacy & Case Studies

This session outlines the development and implementation of action plans using evidence based guidelines for optimal asthma management, addresses healthcare literacy, and provides examples of case studies.

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Session 5: COPD Overview

This session addresses diagnosis and management of COPD.

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Session 6: COPD Pharmacotherapy

This session provides an overview COPD pharmaceutical management including side effects and review tobacco cessation strategies.

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Session 7: Asthma/COPD Current Evidence & Events

Coming Soon!

Cost

COVID-19 continues to impact and challenge us all in one form or another. It is in our coming together as a community, to help and support, that we can help one another and make a difference.
Letter from the Executive Director

Mi-CCSI’s mission is “partnering to better care” and providing continuing education opportunities at no cost is one way we can contribute at this time.
From October 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 to assist those providing care, Mi-CCSI is extending and expanding its FREE on-line enduring disease management learning options.  All enduring learning activities have nursing and social work continuing education available and are at NO COST to the participant.


Continuing Education Credits

Nursing: 

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91)
Approval valid through: 05/08/2022
Conflict of Interest:There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content for this activity.

In order to receive credit for this activity, the learner must register for each webinar, attend the full recorded webinar, complete the evaluation and submit the evaluation. Upon receipt of the evaluation, the certificate of completion will be awarded.

Social Work:

This course is approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Course approval #:051520-00

 For more information regarding contact hours, please call Susan J. Vos BSN, RN 616.551.0795 Ext. 12.

Medical Assistants:
Registered or certified medical assistants can submit copies of their agendas and certificates of completion to their certification entity to obtain continuing education credits.

Our Presenter

Karen Meyerson, MSN, APRN, NP-C, AE-C

Karen graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is also a board-certified Nurse Practitioner in private practice, specializing in asthma and allergies. In addition, Karen has served on the Michigan Department of Community Health-sponsored Michigan Asthma Advisory Committee, the Michigan Pediatric Asthma Mortality Review Panel, and the Michigan Consortium of Asthma Coalitions Steering Team. Nationally, Karen was elected to the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB), where she is an Emeritus Member, and has presented at Congressional Briefings on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on asthma-related issues.

Resources

View our Asthma & COPD Resource Section

Suggestions for Application in your work


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