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COPD: Patient Education and Clinical Trials

Thanks to multidisciplinary coordinated care, UC San Diego Health is able to offer educational opportunities for patients who are living with COPD and other respiratory conditions.

Patient Education

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: 

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  • 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