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Spirometry Principles & Practice 2016 (Warrnambool)

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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.


Victorian Respiratory Professional Development Day - 28 November 2016

The Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred & the National Asthma Council Australia are pleased to again present the Victorian Respiratory Professional Development Day (VRPDD).  Scheduled for Monday 28 November it promises to be an interesting program of respiratory health and management topics.  Delivered by specialist expert speakers it will appeal to a wide respiratory audience.  Topics covered:

 

  • New biologics in asthma
  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Palliation & breathlessness
  • Current face of asthma in Australia
  • The impact of early life events on respiratory health over the lifespan - nursing interventions to improve long term health
  • Spirometry - the coal miners experience

Cost: $140 (inc GST)

To register: Victorian Respiratory Professional Development Day 2016

 

 

Places still available...

24 - 25 November - Smoking Cessation Course

This 2 day program uses an evidence based model and is based on best practice guidelines.  Topics covered include:

 

  • Effect of nicotine on body and brain / Measuring nicotine dependence
  • Nicotine withdrawal syndrome / Treating symptom withdrawal
  • Measuring nicotine dependence
  • Using medications effectively
  • Special groups - people with diabetes, pregnancy, teenagers
  • Smoking and mental illness / Behavioural interventions
  • Setting up a smoking cessation clinic
  • Evaluating the intervention

 

Cost: $660 (inc GST)

To register: Smoking Cessation Course (Nov)

 

2017 Courses

Course dates for 2017 have been scheduled.  They will be shortly be available on the website. For further information contact the Centre on 03 9076 2382 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


 

 

 

 

 
 
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