Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program

Assessment, treatment, monitoring, and support for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

People with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of COPD.

• Comprehensive respiratory assessment and/or facilitation of external testing as required
• Health promotion and prevention related to lung health including referral to smoking cessation support, pulmonary rehab, and vaccinations as needed
• Development of an Action Plan to support self-management of COPD and acute exacerbations
• Individual and group monitoring and health teaching

• Improved respiratory health and overall quality of life
• Improved confidence and ability to manage COPD and its symptoms

• Physiotherapist/Certified Respiratory Educator
• Registered Nurse
• Dietitian
• Pharmacist
• Mental Health Clinician

Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or NFHT Clinician referral

This  program is designed to increase understanding of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and enhance quality of life by teaching how to maintain and improve exercise tolerance. Everyone is welcome to join.

Starting Sept. 12, every Tuesday, there will be a session in-person,  and streamed on zoom – register for free by clicking here.  You are welcome to attend all sessions or  pick and choose which sessions you want to watch or attend.
In-person sessions are at Ed’s House, 1301 Ontario St. in Cobourg from 1:30—2:30pm.

We are adding 2023 recorded sessions to our YouTube channel. Links will be posted below as they become available.

TOPIC  Sessions run from 1:30- 2:30 pm DATE For Live Session
How To Live Well With COPD Sept 12, 2023
Management of Respiratory Infections and Action Planning Sept 19, 2023
Advanced Care Planning – What matters to you? Sept 26, 2023
Lung Health Medications and How Best To Use Them Oct 3, 2023
Managing Environmental Triggers and How to Live Smoke-Free Oct 10, 2023
Exercising With COPD Oct 17, 2023
Managing Stress Anxiety and Your Breath Oct 24, 2023
Conserving Energy and Getting A Good Night’s Sleep  Oct. 31, 2023
Nutrition and Lung Health Nov 7, 2023
Healthy Tips For Lifestyle, Leisure and Travel Nov. 14, 2023
Symptom Checkup and Management  Nov. 21, 2023
All About Oxygen Therapy  Nov. 28, 2023
Quality Standards for COPD Care: A guide for people receiving care in the community  Dec. 5, 2023
COPD and the Holiday Season–Practical Considerations  Dec. 12, 2023

To register email or call 289-252-2139 for an in-person session.

Register for Zoom webinar online session click here

Download a Slide Presentation
on “COPD Basics”