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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the feasibility of pursed-lips breathing (PLB) training for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) using interactive telecommunication.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Examine the pathology, epidemiology, and symptomatology of COPD and the use of PLB and video teleconferencing in pulmonary rehabilitation.
  2. Identify the methods used in a study on the effectiveness of teaching PLB by telecommunication to patients with COPD.
  3. Determine the feasibility of an interactive telecommunication system (Skype) to reinforce PLB retraining in adults with COPD.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.8 CH
  • DC - BON 2.8 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JHPN1213B
Published: December 2013
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Debra D. Mark PhD, RN; Curtis Ikehara MPH, PhD; Christine Matsuura MS, ACNS-BC, APRN-Rx; Kris Hara RRT; Dongmei Li MS, PhD