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COPD: From Diagnosis to Management (Jun19)

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Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred

The Centre is committed to providing accessible, evidence-based, holistic education and support for health professionals. We believe this approach is essential to maintaining quality health care education. This empowers health professionals to promote self-management principles for people with chronic respiratory conditions resulting in improved health outcomes.

 

2019 Course Dates

Upcoming Courses:

Influencing Behaviour Change in Chronic Illness - 13 - 14 June
COPD: From Diagnosis to Management - 27 - 28 June
Smoking Cessation Course - 18 - 19 July
Asthma Educator's Course - 24 - 26 July
COPD: From Diagnosis to Management - 1 - 2 August
Spirometry Principles & Practice - 8 - 9 August
Respiratory Course - 26 - 29 August
Smoking Cessation Course - 24 - 25 October

 

COPD: From Diagnosis to Management - 27 - 28 June 2019

Bookings open! To register -  COPD: From Diagnosis to Management - Attend one or both days....

This 2-day program is designed to improve participants understanding of and update their knowledge in the current treatment and management of COPD.  Covering both acute and chronic aspects, topics include:

Day 1: Acute

COPD -is it COPD or Asthma, or overlap (ACOS) Non invasive ventilation and oxygen in COPD
Nutrition Issues
Smoking Cessation
Respiratory physiotherapy for COPD
Medications & correct use of respiratory inhaled devices

Day 2: Chronic

Managing exacerbations
Psychological effects of COPD
Living with a chronic lung disease
Oxygen therapy in the community
Pulmonary rehabilitation
Palliative care in end stage lung disease
Advance care planning


Asthma Educator's Course - 24 - 26 July 2019

Bookings open! To register -  Asthma Educator's Course (Jul19)

This highly regarded course covers the latest advances in asthma care. It aims to provide health professionals with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with people with asthma to improve their health outcomes.  A range of expert speakers will deliver a range of session topics including:

  • What is asthma?
  • Asthma medications
  • Emergency management
  • Correct use of inhalers and devices
  • Role of allergy
  • Education and adherence strategies
  • Peak flow monitoring
  • Complementary therapies
  • Self-management strategies
  • Smoking cessation strategies
  • Breathing techniques
  • Childhood asthma management
  • Asthma in general practice

 

 

 
 
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