Date & Time
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
433 COPD or Not COPD: Overcoming "Diagnosis Intertia"

This presentation will bring attention to "diagnosis inertia" related to COPD and other significant diagnoses during the intake process to promote critical thinking by clinicians when seeing patients for the first time and developing a treatment plan. Get insights into the importance of information from outside medical records and patients' self-reported histories before you establish a definitive plan of care.

Educational Objectives:

Express the need to confirm diagnosis prior to initiating long-term treatment plans

Explain the need to critically evaluate medications related to the presenting diagnosis

Review the need for follow-up related to the presenting diagnosis

Level: Basic