Julia L. Rogers, DNP, APRN, CNS, FNP-BC, FAANP, is a critical care and pulmonary nurse practitioner and an assistant professor of nursing at Purdue University. She will cover possible differential diagnosis associated with COPD exacerbations, pharmacotherapy and non-pharmacotherapy options for individuals having an exacerbation, and the several types of delivery methods used for medications.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Julia Rogers has employment relationships with Purdue University Northwest, Team Health Hospitalist Group, and Northwest Medical Group. She receives royalties as a published author. She had a previously relationship with Lippincott. Julie Rogers receives a speaking honorarium from the Coalition of Advanced Practice Nursing, the National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, and PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Julia Rogers is on the advisory board for the Nurse Practitioner Journal as well as the billing and coding column coordinator. She is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nurses, the National League of Nurses, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the American Nurses Association.