This virtual conference on demand library features the most recent GOLD strategy in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients with COPD that was presented at this year’s international conference that took place on November 16, 2021.
The accredited educational material is presented in a format that is applicable to all healthcare providers involved in the care of patients burdened by these diseases.

The 2021 International COPD Virtual Conference is hosted by Temple Lung Center (TLC) in conjunction with the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD).

Temple Lung Center

Temple Lung Center (TLC) is a national leader in the clinical care of advanced lung disease. As a national hub for research, The TLC is actively involved in the advancement of lung disease treatment, harnessing innovation and expertise to discover tomorrow’s standard of care.

The TLC is part of Temple University Health System (TUHS) — a $1.6 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. Located in the Philadelphia region, the TLC is comprised of Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine; Lung transplant, thoracic surgery and the Center for Inflammation and Lung Research.

The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) works with health care professionals and public health officials around the world to raise awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and to improve prevention and treatment of this lung disease. Through the development of evidence-based strategy documents for COPD management, and events such as the annual celebration of World COPD Day, GOLD is working to improve the lives of people with COPD in every corner of the globe.

GOLD was launched in 1997 in collaboration with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA, and the World Health Organization. GOLD’s program is determined and its guidelines for COPD care are shaped by committees made up of leading experts from around the world.

This activity is provided by Integrity Continuing Education, Inc.