Personalized COPD Management: CTS Pharmacotherapy Update 2017

Personalized COPD Management: CTS Pharmacotherapy Update 2017 October 4, 2018   l    12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST      Dr. Alan Kaplan, CCFP (EM), FCFP is a Family Doctor. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1983 and has been on staff at York Central Hospital since 1984 where he is Past-Chief of Family Practice and Vice Chief of the Emergency Department. Dr. Kaplan serves as a community pain consultant, palliative care community physician and hospitalist at Brampton Civic Hospital. He is the Chairperson of the Family Physician Airways Group of Canada, board member on the International Primary Care Respiratory Group and Chair of the Council for Organizing Members of the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care. He is the chair of the Respiratory Medicine Communities of Practice Group of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Dr. Kaplan was the President of the IPCRG 5th biennial world scientific meeting, past member of the Canadian Consensus Guidelines for Asthma, COPD and Sinusitis and editor for the International Primary Care Respiratory Journal and the Italian Journal of Primary Care. He is also a member of the Canadian Metropolitan Tuberculosis Subcommittee, member of the Health Canada Section on Allergy and Respiratory therapies, and member of Chronic Respiratory Disease Surveillance Advisory Committee (Public Health Agency of Canada). Dr. Kaplan lends his expertise and is an article reviewer for the Primary Care Respiratory Journal, the European Respiratory Journal and the Canadian Journal of Family Practice. Learning Objectives: By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
  • Review CTS latest position statement and approaches towards a more personalized management of COPD
  • Assess COPD severity using most updated clinical practice guidelines to determine pharmacological management of COPD
  • Review recent COPD-related pharmacotherapy research and studies
  • List key components of COPD personalized management plan and exacerbation prevention
  • Apply key management principles to COPD case-based scenarios
Live Webcast: To join online via webcast use the following link: Link will be live 3 hours before the session is due to start! OTN Event #:  88908588 Please contact your local OTN Telemedicine Coordinator to register your site Online Registration: Registration Deadline: October 3, 2018 Please complete to confirm attendance and receive a Certificate of Participation: Return by fax (416) 922-9430 or email For more information follow us @ONLung_pep or visit Name: _____________________________   Email: ___________________________ Phone: _______________ Profession: o Physician  o Nurse Practitioner  o Respiratory Therapist  o Registered Nurse   o Pharmacist  o RPN o Physiotherapist  o OT  o Physician Assistant o Pulmonary Lab Technician  o CAE  o CRE o Other/ Student (please specify) _______________________________________________________