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Thu Mar 21 @ 8:45AM - 05:00PM
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Asthma Educator's Course (Mar19)
From Wednesday, 13 March 2019 -  08:45am
To Friday, 15 March 2019 - 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? - current management
  • Asthma medications & device use
  • Acute 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 13 - Friday 15 March 2019

(Other dates in 2019)
Wed 24 - Fri  26 July
Wed 30 Oct - Fri 1 November


Venue

Education Centre
Alfred Research Alliance
The Alfred
Commercial Road
Melbourne Vic 3004

Course Times

8.45am - 5.00pm (each day)

Cost

$ (inc GST)

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

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