COPD: Patient Education and Clinical Trials
Thanks to multidisciplinary coordinated care, UC San Diego Health System is able to offer educational opportunities for patients who are living with COPD and other respiratory conditions.
Our respiratory therapists and pulmonologists operate a weekly airway clinic at UC San Diego Medical Center to assist those living with obstructive lung disease.
Embracing a multidisciplinary team approach, the clinic focuses on patient education and access to ancillary support services.
The airway clinic includes:
- Comprehensive trigger assessment
- Smoking cessation strategies
- Early referral to the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
- Intensive self-care
- Inhaler education and technique
- Peak flow education
- Action plan development
- Assessment testing
Call for more details: 855-355-5864
For more information about mindfulness based stress reduction trial for patients with COPD, please contact: Ni-Cheng Liang, MD, 858-657-1869.
Find out more about clinical trials related to COPD and other breathing disorders.
Our COPD Specialists
Location - Hillcrest
Location - La Jolla