Disease Education Program

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Disease Education Program (DEP)

Clinicians agree that patient education is an important element of disease management. Medigas has designed an education program directed to COPD patients receiving home oxygen therapy through Medigas.

Medigas' COPD Education is an individualized instructional approach to enhance quality of life that focuses on the management of the disease. Information on the following topics is provided by Medigas respiratory therapists and nurses:

  • exercise
  • oxygen therapy
  • respiratory medications
  • smoking cessation
  • symptom management