The COPD Foundation COPD10usa Community Patient Workshop

We're looking forward to having you join us at COPD10usa!
This registration page is for individuals impacted by COPD (patients, family members and caregivers) who want to attend the patient-focused sessions of COPD10usa. The main content of this workshop runs from 9 am to 5 pm on Friday, July 28, 2017 in Chicago IL. 
The following information is about what you can expect from the patient workshop at COPD10usa. To register, scroll to the bottom of the page and answer the few questions before submitting. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:What is a COPDusa conference?
A: COPD10USA conference brings together hundreds of healthcare professionals and individuals impacted by COPD (patients, family members, caregivers) for two days of cutting edge medical education sessions focused on clinical care, research and care delivery. The Community Education Patient Workshop features a unique program designed specifically for patients on day one of the conference. This day includes some sessions for impacted individuals only and others that bring patients and professionals together for robust discussions that impact patient care.

Q: Where is the COPD10usa Community Patient Workshop?
A: Hyatt Regency O’Hare, 9300 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018

Q: When is the COPD10usa Community Patient Workshop?
A: Friday, July 28, 2017 from 9 am to 5 pm

Q: If you don't always feel comfortable driving to a new place, what's a good way to get there?
A: The COPD Foundation is sponsoring a shuttle bus service from Northwest Community Hospital / 800 W. Central Rd. / Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Pick-up and drop off will be in front of The Busse Center for Specialty Medicine. The shuttle bus will run from 8:00-10:00am and 4:00-6:00pm.

Q: What does the patient workshop cost?
A: The fee is $10 that you will pay when you pick up your badge at the conference registration desk. There is nothing to pay now; we will accept cash and credit cards on site.

Patient-focused sessions are highlighted in orange; however, patient and family registrants may attend any session during that time.
* person impacted by COPD (patient, family member, or caregiver)

Patient Registration & Refreshments & Exhibits
COPD 101: What is COPD and Why am I Short of Breath?
*Edna Shattuck and *Grace Anne Dorney Koppel
Major Clinical Trials Update: Session Co-Chairs: Mark Dransfield and Ravi Kalhan
Predictive Analytics: Session Co-Chairs: Jean Wright and Paul Simonelli
COPD Care Delivery 2017: National COPD Action Plan, Perspectives from a patient, physician, respiratory therapist,
registered nurse, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Dr. MeiLan Han and *Grace Ann Dorney Koppel
Facilitator: *Ted Koppel
Lunch Break & Exhibits 

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute - What has it Delivered? 
Dr. Jerry Krishnan and *Edna Shattuck
Asthma, COPD, ACOS-Does it Matter? Or is it all about Symptom Control? Session Co-Chairs: Jill Ohar and Stephanie Christenson
Environmental Factors: Session Co-Chairs: William Checkley and Michael Taylor 

Surveillance in COPD- Screening vs Case Finding? A look at specific research studies and where we need to go from here
Dr. Byron Thomashow and *Karen Deitemeyer
Genetic Factors and Update on Alpha-1: Session Chair: Rob Stockley
Exacerbations: Fernando Martinez and Carlos Martinez
COPD 2017- A Changing Therapeutic Paradigm? Longer-acting medications, Esinophils,
Pulmonary Rehab, Oxygen, Bronchiectasis, GOLD guidelines
Dr. Barbara Yawn, Dr. Robert Wise
Facilitator: *Ted Koppel
Your COPD10USA Conference registration covers attendance in the Community Patient Workshop (you do not need to register for the Workshop if you have registered for the 2-day Conference), valet parking, lunch, coffee, refreshments and access to the exhibit hall. An oxygen storage room will be available for your tanks and extra equipment. Extra oxygen will be onsite for emergency refills only. Please bring a copy of your oxygen prescription to the event.
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