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Mon Aug 20 @ 8:45AM - 05:00PM
Respiratory Course (August 2018) - Module A
Mon Aug 20 @ 8:45AM - 05:00PM
Respiratory Course (August 2018)
Wed Aug 22 @ 8:45AM - 05:00PM
Respiratory Course (August 2018) - Module B

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A Practical Management Approach of Non Invasive Ventilation & Sleep Disorders 2018
From Thursday, 16 August 2018 -  08:45am
To Friday, 17 August 2018 - 05:00pm

Overview

This unique course, over two days, is designed for health professionals wishing to gain increased knowledge and practical skills in the support of patients with a range of Sleep Disorders and those requiring Non Invasive Ventilation; Bi-Level and CPAP from the Intensive Care Unit to the community carer.

Day 1: Sleep: the how, why & the what - skills for your toolkit

Day 2: The Pressure to Breathe - the skills for success with NIV

(NB: The full course is 2 days, however days may also be attended separately)

Outline

Topics covered include:

Day 1:

  • Normal sleep - how & why
  • Comorbid sleep issues - COPD, CHF, Depression
  • Fatigue & safety
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) management
  • CPAP adherence
  • How we monitor sleep - CPAP, oximetry, limited channel monitoring
  • Case study & panel disucssion
Day 2:
  • NIV for acute COPD, Acute Pulmonary Oedema & Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • High flow nasal oxygen: new & emerging techniques
  • Perioperative management & weaning
  • Humidification & tracheostomy
  • Practical session: hands on with relevant equipment
  • Case study & panel discussion

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Hours

This course has 14 CPD hours

Facilitators

The course has been developed with and is conducted by a range of experts from the Sleep and Ventilatory Services of the AIRMed Department at The Alfred. They include doctors, nurses, scientists and physiotherapists.

Course date

Thursday 16 - Friday 17 August 2018

Course times

8.45am - 5.00pm

Venue

AMREP Education Centre
The Alfred
Commercial Road
Melbourne Vic 3004

Cost

$530 (inc GST)

Location : 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

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