“Our goal is to develop a comprehensive grassroots network of persons interested in COPD or persons who have COPD in order for our community to find its voice, both at the state and federal level” ~ Sam Giordano, MBA, RRT, FAARC; Chair, U.S. COPD Coalition
The U.S. COPD Coalition’s Winter 2018 Virtual Member Meeting & Webinar was held on Thursday, February 22, 2018. If you were unable to join us for the webinar, it’s not too late. See below for a link to view it.
In addition to Chairman Giordano’s opening remarks, the webinar featured an update on USCC activities by Jamie Sullivan, MPH, and a very informative feature presentation by Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD, on promoting appropriate use of home oxygen. The meeting concluded with an excellent question and answer period between attendees and panelists.
To view the webinar, just click on the link below. You will be asked to register by entering your first and last name and your email address. Please note that the first 55 seconds is only audio, then the remainder of the webinar has slides.
Click here to view webinar: Winter 2018 USCC Virtual Member Meeting & Webinar
Do patients have the right home oxygen equipment? Do patients have the information they need to use home oxygen equipment appropriately? Please join us at 12:00 pm EST on Thursday, February 22, 2018 for our next U.S. COPD Coalition Virtual Meeting, where these questions will be discussed.
We are fortunate to have as our expert presenter Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD, Professor and Associate Vice Chancellor for Population Health Sciences at the University of Illinois. Dr. Krishnan has long been involved with research initiatives relate to our community. He will provide a briefing on some ideas for future research that relates to the COPD National Action Plan, and how it ties into home oxygen. Dr. Krishnan and his team are asking for your input!
Coalition staff and Board members will be available to discuss recent updates on policy issues, the COPD National Action Plan and more.
Please join the webinar by following this link:
Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7723737521229298945
Webinar ID: 691-263-203
You will receive a confirmation email once you have registered. We look forward to having you join us!
The U.S. COPD Coalition (USCC) held its Fall 2017 Virtual Member Meeting & Webinar on Wednesday, October 25th. The keynote speaker was Susan Jacobs, RN. MSN from Stanford University. Susan spoke about the results of an important survey that was conducted to identify oxygen access issues across the spectrum of chronic lung disease.
The meeting also featured USCC Chair Sam Giordano, MBA, RRT, FAARC discussing a similar study conducted on behalf of the American Association for Homecare and, an update on the COPD National Action Plan, work being done to address oxygen access issues and problems patients encounter getting the right oxygen equipment that is tailored to their individual needs, and more. You can view the entire webinar by clicking on the link above. You will be required to enter your name and email before viewing the webinar.
On December 15th the U.S. COPD Coalition hosted a Virtual Member Meeting focused on pulmonary rehabilitation reimbursement updates and the results of the Long Term Oxygen Treatment Trial. The webinar featured guest speakers, Anne Marie Hummel of AARC and Dr. Robert Wise, the lead investigator for the LOTT study.
You can access the full proceedings of the webinar by registering at the link below. Once you register the webinar will begin immediately.
To be added to the list for future Virtual Meeting notifications please send an email to email@example.com.
EVENT ALERT: Our member, the COPD Foundation, is conducting a webinar for caregivers on November 20th! It’s a webinar you don’t want to miss!
Please visit this link to check out the event details and to register:https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/714/5978
On July 17 2012 the U.S. COPD Coaliton (USCC), the COPD Learn More Breathe Better® campgain (LMBB) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hosted a webinar that focused on sharing insights related to the upcoming release of the CDC’s 2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey findings pertaining to COPD, what impact the data will have, and what assistance will be available to help desseminate the information throughout your community. Below you can view the slides from the presentations to better prepare yourself for the impending data release.
Since the July 17th webinar the COPD Learn More Breathe Better® campgain (LMBB) has released two template documents to support the upcoming release of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data. Below is a template press release and letter-to-the-editor that will assist organazations in local community media outreach once the data is released.
Save the Date: What You Need to Know About COPD in Your State!
Hosted by the U.S. COPD Coalition, the COPD Learn More Breathe Better® campaign, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this webinar on July 17th will be focused on sharing insights related to the upcoming release of the CDC’s 2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey findings pertaining to COPD, what impact the data will have, and what assistance will be available to help disseminate the information throughout your community.
There will be time for questions during the webinar, so please come ready to participate. The U.S. COPD Coalition and COPD Learn More Breathe Better campaign will be sharing brief updates on important initiatives and activities.
What: U.S. COPD Coalition, COPD Learn More Breathe Better ® campaign, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Topic: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data
When: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 2PM – 3PM EST
We look forward to you joining us!
The U.S. COPD Coalition holds regular webinars geared towards member organizations and the physician and patient community. Topics range from tips on organizing COPD events to information for newly diagnosed patients. These webinars will be archived and available on this site for all to view and learn from. More archives will be posted soon.
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