Learning objectives

Learning more about your lungs and increasing your knowledge about COPD will help you to better look after yourself.

Upon completion of this module, you should understand:

  • How your lungs work;
  • The various conditions that are included under the term COPD (chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic asthma;
  • The lung function tests that diagnose COPD; and
  • Other conditions that can occur with COPD