This case study-based activity will look at providing a patient-centric, tailored approach to the optimal management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in general practice.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Evaluate spirometry results as part of diagnosis and ongoing patient management
  2. Evaluate patient symptoms to determine progression status throughout the patient journey
  3. Assess and prescribe appropriate inhaler devices for patients based on their individual needs.

This education is a CPD-accredited activity under the RACGP CPD Program for the 2020-22 triennium. This activity is designed to take 1 hour to complete.

Other healthcare professionals can still enrol and complete this course. You will receive a certificate upon completion.


If you do not already have an account with Arterial Education, you will be required to create one. This verifies that you are a healthcare professional and allows you to log your learning activities.