Learning objectives

COPD is a manageable condition. In order to manage your COPD, you must learn about the symptoms and the medicines that can help you.

Upon completion of this module, you should understand:

  • The different types of medicines, including reliever medicines, maintenance medicines, combination medicines, and flare-up medicines;
  • The effects and side effects of these medicines;
  • How to use the various medicines available to you;
  • How to prevent and manage a flare-up; and
  • How to use your COPD Action Plan.