Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Practice Guidance Toolkit



Goals for an individual with COPD should be determined in conjunction with the client, and should be specific to the individual. Goals that are set should be time-sensitive, easily measured, and achievable by the nutrition intervention. Both short-term and long-term goals may be set. Examples of short- and long-term goals include:

  • to increase total energy and nutrient intake by adding a daily medical food supplement to support weight gain by the next scheduled nutrition visit in one month
  • to
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Last Updated: 2017-02-28