ERIC Number: ED251706
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Drugs Used in COPD.
Plummer, Nancy; Michael, Nancy, Ed.
This module on drugs used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is intended for use in inservice or continuing education programs for persons who administer medications in long-term care facilities. Instructor information, including teaching suggestions, and a listing of recommended audiovisual materials and their sources appear first. The module goal and objectives are then provided. A brief discussion follows of the structure and function of the respiratory system, drug therapy, the effects of COPD upon the patient, and considerations and suggestions for resident care. This discussion is intended for use as a lecture or participant reading. Other contents include class activity problems and discussion, a worksheet, a diagram of the respiratory system, and a drug chart, all of which are suitable for reproduction for use as handouts. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Asthma, Behavioral Objectives, Continuing Education, Drug Therapy, Drug Use, Inservice Education, Learning Activities, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Nursing Education, Nursing Homes, Residential Care, Special Health Problems
Vocational Education Services, 840 State Road 46 Bypass, Bloomington, IN 47405.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Vocational Education Services.
Identifiers: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Emphysema; Respiratory Diseases
Note: For related documents, see ED 236 440 and CE 040 378-387.