PULSE: Exasperation with Exacerbations: Use of Eosinophils to Guide COPD Treatment - January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021

New medication or old medications with new uses, as well as new treatment guidelines are constantly coming out. Pharmacists need to be aware of clinical controversies and stay up-to-date with the pharmacotherapy and therapeutics of all medications.

Target Audience

Pharmacists at UPMC, Pharmacy Faculty at PittPharmacy, Pharmacy Residents, Pharmacy Students

Learning Objectives

1. Define COPD and review current COPD treatment options

2. Identify eosinophils and their role as disease biomarkers

3. Discuss the current evidence for inhaled corticosteroids in eosinophilic COPD and their place in therapy

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
12/16/2020
Course expires: 
02/13/2021
Event starts: 
01/13/2021 - 1:30pm
Event ends: 
01/13/2021 - 5:00pm

New medication or old medications with new uses, as well as new treatment guidelines are constantly coming out. Pharmacists need to be aware of clinical controversies and stay up-to-date with the pharmacotherapy and therapeutics of all medications.

UPMC Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Katherine Halza, PharmD

PGY2 Ambulatory Care - Family Medicine Track

UPMC Presbyterian/ Shadyside

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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