Qualidigm is pleased to offer Lung Talk: Teaching Your Patients to Live with COPDan evidence-based educational video series created to help standardize educational materials throughout the continuum of care and to promote patient self-management of COPD.

This video series, comprised of eleven modules, is intended for nurses and other licensed staff who work with patients with COPD. After viewing the series, viewers should understand the prevention of COPD acute exacerbations, the treatment of acute and chronic COPD, and the components of evaluating patients with COPD.  Viewers will also learn the key recommendations to teach patients with COPD so that they can stay healthy and stay out of the hospital.

The video series can be viewed on a computer in Microsoft Silverlight,* or use the link on the sidebar to download and burn to a DVD, which can then be viewed conveniently on a DVD player or computer monitor.  The time it takes to download the files will vary depending on the your computer’s connection speed.   On average, the download time is approximately two hours, forty minutes.

Module Interactive Video
(with closed caption option)
English Video
Introduction video-button video-button
1: Understanding COPD and its impact on readmissions video-button video-button
2: Evaluating patients with COPD video-button video-button
3: Patient self-management recommendations video-button video-button
4: Is Pulmonary Rehab right for your patients? video-button video-button
5: Approaches to use when educating patients video-button video-button
6: Approaches to motivate your patients video-button video-button
7: Discussing end of life and advance care planning with supplemental materials video-button video-button
8: COPD and health reform video-button video-button
9: What is a care transition? video-button video-button
10: A case example: Successful transitions in care for a patient with COPD video-button video-button


*Microsoft Silverlight is a free downloadable program that allows you to view the videos in several different modes and with closed captioning. To get Microsoft Silverlight, click here.

Download DVD files:

Free Educational Booklet in English | Spanish
Customizable Cover Sheet in English | Spanish

Pre/Post Test for Licensed Staff

Answer Key for Pre/Post Test

Care Transitions Checkslists

Zones to Manage COPD

Medicine Charts: Everyday Medicines | Rescue/Quick Relief Medicines

Anxiety and Breathing Cycle

Types of Breathing Techniques

Tools to Help Stop Smoking