Accreditation Information

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies - Patient care and Practice-based learning and improvement


ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UANs 0022-0000-19-161-L01 and 0022-0000-19-162-L01-P and will award 2 contact hours (0.200 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 2 hours of participation.


Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Review updated guideline recommendations for treatment and monitoring of COPD
  • Recommend initial pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions for patients newly diagnosed with COPD
  • Assess appropriateness of a patient's current COPD treatment
  • Determine when changes are warranted
  • Assess patient specific factors and barriers to assist in choosing inhaler therapies for patients

Target Audience

Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse, Nurse Practioner, Pharmacist, and any other health care professional treating patients with COPD

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.