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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:

Asthma & Allergy Management Seminar - 9 May
Spirometry Principles & Practice - 13 - 14 May
Respiratory Course - 27 - 30 May
Influencing Behaviour Change in Chronic Illness - 6 - 7 June

 

Asthma & Allergy Management Seminar - 9 May 2019

Bookings open! To register - Asthma & Allergy Seminar


This day update is designed for health professionals including pharmacists, practice, community & hospital based nurses who want to improve their understanding of and update their knowledge in the current management of asthma and allergy.


The program will include:

Allergy & Asthma – current trends in management
Thunderstorm Asthma
Breathing techniques useful in Asthma
Vocal chord dysfunction
Asthma and Allergy emergency management
Childhood Allergy and Asthma

Respiratory Course - 27 - 30 May 2019

Bookings open! To register - Respiratory Course

 

This extensive 4-day course provides health professionals the opportunity to update and improve their knowledge and skills across a wide area of respiratory medicine and holistic management of the person with a respiratory illness.


Taking a holistic approach to managing patients with respiratory illnesses, topics covered include:

Anatomy & physiology of the lungs

Arterial blood gas interpretation

Spirometry (visit to lung function laboratory)

Assessment & auscultation skills

Infectious diseases of the lung

Non Invasive Ventilation

Oxygen Therapy

Asthma & COPD

Physiotherapy & Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Respiratory device use practical session

Management of end stage lung disease

Cystic Fibrosis & Bronchiectasis

Lung transplantation

Psychological effects of chronic disease

Sleep apnoea (visit to sleep lab)

Smoking cessation strategies

End of Life issues

 

 

 
 
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