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Spirometry Principles & Practice (Oct17)

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Asthma Educator's Course (Jul17)
From Wednesday, 19 July 2017 -  08:45am
To Friday, 21 July 2017 - 05:00pm

Overview

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.

Outline

Taking a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach and using a variety of teaching methods, topics covered include:

  • What is asthma?
  • Asthma medications
  • Emergency management
  • Correct use of inhalers and devices
  • Role of allergy
  • Role of spirometry
  • Anaphylaxis & use of auto injector device
  • Education & adherence strategies
  • Peak flow monitoring
  • Complementary therapies
  • Self-management strategies
  • Working with adolescents
  • Smoking cessation strategies
  • Breathing techniques
  • Childhood asthma
  • Asthma in general practice
  • Community Asthma Resources

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Hours

This course has 21 CPD hours

Assessment (optional)

With the national move towards accreditation of asthma educator courses we have now introduced a more formal assessment process for this course. The assessment is optional and will include the following:

  • Respiratory device use assessment using competency checklists
  • Asthma Management Questionnaire (AMQ)
  • Case study

Facilitators

The Centre is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to asthma management and a range of expert speakers will deliver sessions in the course.

Course Dates

Wednesday 19 - Friday 21 July 2017

(Other dates in 2017)
Wed 1 - Fri 3 March
Wed 15 - Fri 17 November


Venue

AMREP Education Centre
The Alfred
Commercial Road
Melbourne Vic 3004

Course Times

8.45am - 5.00pm (each day)

Cost

$750 (inc GST)

Course Discounts

Early Bird Discount:
$695 (inc GST) if paid in full on or before 21/6/17.

 

Location : AMREP Education Centre, The Alfred, Melbourne
Contact : Lung Health Promotion Centre - 03 9076 2382 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cost: $750 (EB-$695)
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