November is National COPD Awareness Month. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease that makes it hard for you to breathe. Join Karla Schlichtmann, RRT, for a talk on COPD. She will discuss ways you can manage COPD symptoms at home, including medicines, breathing techniques, oxygen use, oxygen devices, smoking cessation, and exercise.

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Speaker: Karla Schlichtmann, RRT

Attend the Free Event on Zoom:

This online program is free and open to Mass General patients, families, staff, and the general public. No registration needed.

Have Questions About the Topic? Please submit questions you may have before the program here, so that the speaker may address them during the session.

For questions about any of the programs, email the Blum Center at or call 617-724-7352.