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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 - 13 - 14 June
COPD: From Diagnosis to Management - 27 - 28 June
Smoking Cessation Course - 18 - 19 July
Asthma Educator's Course - 24 - 26 July
Spirometry Principles & Practice - 8 - 9 August

 

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. For further information about topics included, visit Respiratory Course.

 

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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