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Respiratory Course (Sep17)
From Monday, 18 September 2017 -  09:00am
To Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 05:00pm

Overview

This comprehensive 4 day, two module course, is for health professionals currently working in or wishing to work in the area of respiratory medicine. It provides an opportunity to update and increase skills and theoretical knowledge in the area of respiratory care and holistic management of the person with the respiratory illness.

Outline

This course takes a holistic approach to managing patients with respiratory illnesses. Topics covered include:

  • Anatomy & physiology of the lung
  • Arterial blood gas interpretation
  • Obstructive lung diseases
  • Pulmonary artery hypertension
  • Assessment & auscultation skills - practical session
  • Respiratory assessment skills
  • Respiratory development & illnesses in childhood
  • Spirometry (visit to lung function lab)
  • Infectious diseases of the lung
  • Chest X-ray interpretation
  • Non invasive ventilation
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Obstructive lung diseases - asthma and COPD
  • Respiratory physiotherapy
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Artificial airways and intercostal catheters (practical session)
  • Respiratory device use (practical session)
  • Management of end stage lung disease
  • Advance care planning
  • Cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis
  • Lung transplantation
  • Chronic illness management
  • Self management principles
  • Psychological effects of chronic lung disease
  • Sleep apnoea (visit to sleep lab)
  • Lung cancer
  • Smoking cessation

Continuous Professional Developement (CPD) Hours

This course has .......... CPD hours

Facilitators

Lectures will be delivered by a range of experts in the respiratory care field.

Assessment (optional)

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the end of the course.

Participants may choose to complete the following assessment:

  • Two multi-choice/short answer questionnaires
  • One case study

Participants who successfully complete the assessment will also be sent a Certificate of Successful Completion.

Course dates

Monday 1 - Tuesday 2 May (Module A) / Wednesday 3 - Thursday 4 May (Module B) 2017

Course times

9.00am - 5.00pm (each day)

Venue

AMREP Education Centre
The Alfred
Commercial Road
Melbourne Vic 3004

Cost

$850 (inc GST) 

Course Discou
nts

Early Bird Discount:
$800 (inc GST) if paid in full on or before 21 August.

 

Location : The Alfred, Melbourne
Contact : Lung Health Promotion Centre - 03 9076 2382 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cost: $850
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