Wednesday, Jul 1, 2020 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT – Please join the US COPD Coalition as they present "COPD and the Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation", featuring Brian Tiep, MD. Dr. Tiep will be discussing COPD and related conditions and the benefits of pulmonary rehab practiced on a daily basis – particularly important at this time of COVID-19.
One of the foremost experts on lung disease, Brian Tiep, M.D., brings nearly a half-century of experience to this webinar. Dr. Tiep serves as director of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and Smoking Cessation programs at City of Hope in California.
Dr. Tiep received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to his work at City of Hope, Dr. Tiep is program designer and medical director of the Respiratory Disease Management Institute in Pomona and Monrovia, California. He is also an inventor who wrote the first textbook on oxygen therapy, received several patents for devices to detect lung disorders and designed several oxygen delivery devices.
Thursday–Saturday, June 25-27, 2020 – The Alpha-1 Foundation is excited to launch registration for the first Virtual Alpha-1 National Conference. This FREE online virtual event will provide an exciting program over 3 days. This virtual gathering of the Alpha-1 community provides educational resources to Alphas, social interaction and networking, with access to key partners and educational programs given by international experts and leaders in the Alpha-1 field.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT – The US COPD Coalition is excited to present a free, two-part webinar series that will focus on helping COPD patients stay healthy, both mentally and physically, as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first webinar, "Coping with Stress in Difficult Times", featuring Arpi Minassian, Ph.D., will be broadcast live at 3:00 pm Eastern on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Dr. Minassian will help you learn more about stress and where it comes from, as well has how to recognize signs of stress and anxiety. She will discuss tips for how to cope with emotional distress related to chronic medical conditions as well as the difficult times we are all facing.
Friday, May 29, 2020 – Recognizing Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease With a Progressive Phenotype, Presented by Chris Garvey, NP, University of California San Francisco, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, San Francisco, CA. Registration: 12:00PM PDT. Promotional education program begins at 12:15 PM PDT.
Please join this educational presentation by Chris Garvey. She is a nurse practitioner who cares for patients with sleep disorders and pulmonary conditions. Under the supervision of a doctor, she provides assessments, orders diagnostic tests, interprets test results and makes treatment recommendations. Garvey's research interests include exercise and self-management for patients with chronic lung disease.
Garvey has authored chapters in the Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice and has had her work published in several national professional journals. She is a former president of the California Thoracic Society. She has also served on many national and state committees, including as co-chair of the American Thoracic Society's pulmonary rehabilitation group. In addition, she has assisted with developing numerous international guidelines on helping patients with pulmonary conditions improve their functional abilities, symptoms and quality of life. Her awards include the Mary Burns Award from the California Society for Pulmonary Rehabilitation and a research scholarship from the American Lung Association in California.
Dial 877-407-6045 to join the audio.
Hillrom clinical team is available for live 1 hr CE webinars. Scheduling is flexible. If you have the time and/or desire to learn more about Life2000, please reach out and a time can be arranged with one of our clinical specialist.
Friday, May 8th, 2020 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT – Join COPD Foundation for "Making Sense of Telehealth & Virtual Exercise Programs" webinar. A panel of medical experts will join us to answer these questions and more: Are you new to telehealth and virtual doctor visits? What information can you give your health care team to help them create the best plan forward for you? And let's talk about exercise programs - are virtual pulmonary rehab programs right for you? How do I get started with fitness if there isn't an in-person, formal program available right now?