COPD: part four

Part four of this CPPE series looks at the side effects of COPD treatment and how to reduce risks.

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Welcome to the fourth and final module in our series looking at COPD. It is based on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) focal point programme on Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and is designed to give pharmacy technicians an overview and better understanding of this area of practice.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the possible side effects of COPD medicines
  • Be aware of the risks from high-dose inhaled corticosteroids and how these are reduced
  • Evaluate your learning from this module series.

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