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Smoking Cessation Course (Apr18)
Thu Apr 26 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Managing COPD - Acute/Chronic (Apr18)

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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.

 

2018 Course Dates

 

Course dates for 2018 now available.  Register early....

Upcoming Courses:

Smoking Cessation Course - 19 - 20 April
COPD - From Diagnosis to Management - 26 - 27 April
Spirometry Principles & Practice - 7 - 8 May

Influencing Behaviour Change - A Formula - 14 - 15 June
Perioperative: Sleep & Non Invasive Ventilation - 20 July

Sleep: the how, why & the what - skills for your toolkit - 16 August
The Pressure to Breathe: the skills for success with NIV - 17 August

COPD - From Diagnosis To Management - 26 - 27 April 2018 (Revised & Updated!)

Formally known as Managing COPD - Acute/Chronic, this course has been revised and updated to follow the COPD path, from diagnosis (acute) to management of the condition (chronic).

Presentations will be delivered by a range of experts in the field of COPD management with topics including:

Day 1: COPD - is it COPD or Asthma, or overlap (ACOS), COPDX treatment plan, chronic bronchitis & emphysema differences, non invasive ventilation & oxygen in COPD, nutrition issues, smoking cessation, respiratory physiotherapy for COPD, role of spirometry, medications and correct use of devices.

Day 2: Managing exacerbations, psychological effects of COPD, living with a chronic disease, oxygen therapy in the community, pulmonary rehabilitation, palliative care in end stage lung disease and advance care planning.

Attend on or both days.

For further information on the course or to register -  COPD - From Diagnosis to Management

 

 

 
 
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