COPD-

The Provider Experience

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In the Best Care COPD Program the Certified Respiratory Educator will: 

  • In collaboration with primary care provider, confirm diagnosis and optimize medication.

  • Support patient adherence.

  • Ensure effective delivery of medications.

  • Improve patient knowledge.

  • Improve mental health (anxiety).

  • Identify co-morbidities.

  • Educate patient on nutrition and salt intake.

  • Encourage increased and regular activity.

  • Offer self management training.

  • Support patient self-efficacy.

  • Create a COPD action plan.

  • Provide case management.