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INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO COPD CARE BREATHE LA COPD AWARENESS DAY E-CONFERENCE
For audio, call (866) 261-3566 and the code is 6114511#
WHO: BREATHE LA with researchers, physicians, health educators, nurses and concerned members of the public
WHAT: COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is the fourth leading cause of death in Los Angeles and in the U.S. The most common manifestations are emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
The conference will feature the latest advancements in e-health and fitness techniques for rehabilitation, while discussing the advocacy and engagement to overcome social justice and high health costs of COPD under-reporting in California. BREATHE LA funds innovative research in COPD and translates findings to Better Breathers Club workshops.
The COPD Awareness Day Web-Conference will feature COPD experts to share their latest findings:
- Assemblymember Mike Feuer
- Dr. Paul Simon, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
- Dr. Chris Cooper, UCLA
- Dr. Guy Soo Hoo, West L.A. Veterans Administration Medical Center
WHEN: November 17, 2010 (9 am - 11 am)
WHERE: Web Conference link: www.breathela.org
or join us live at Breathe LA, 5858 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
COPD Awareness Day activities take place as part of an ongoing BREATHE LA and COPD Learn More Breathe Better® campaign, an awareness campaign of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. For more information, visit www.LearnAboutCOPD.org.
BREATHE California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA) is a non-profit, public benefit organization that promotes clean air and healthy lungs through research, education and technology. Your air. Your life. Our passion. For more information, go to www.BreatheLA.org.