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What's New in COPD Management?

Event Details

Date:

30 April 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Region:

Hawkesbury

Audience:

General Practice

CPD Allocation:

4 Category 2 RACGP points

Venue:

University of Notre Dame Lecture Theatre

Address:

University of Notre Dame, Hawkesbury Hospital, 2 Day Street, Windsor NSW

Key Presenter/s:

Dr Monica Comsa, Respiratory and Sleep Consultant, Nepean Hospital

Anna Bishop, Senior Rehabilitation Physiotherapist, Hawkesbury District Health Service

Overview

Includes Inhaler Device Technique Training

This workshop for GPs and Practice Nurses focuses on up-to-date evidence and treatment options for supporting and treating patients with COPD.

Participants will have the opportunity to discuss current approaches and best practice treatment. There will be an emphasis on practical advice and hands on learning.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify patients at risk of COPD and confirm a diagnosis of COPD
  • Explain effective non-pharmacotherapy and pharmacotherapy interventions for the management of COPD
  • Utilise evidence-based tools to assess and manage patients with COPD
  • Review correct inhaler technique
  • Identify potential problems in using respiratory inhaler devices

All participants will receive a box of placebo inhaler devices to use when teaching patients, plus hard copy COPD resources.

For further information, please contact Jaquie Millynn on 4708 8100.

RSVP date:

26 April 2018

RACGP activity number:

111415

Sponsors:

Lung Foundation Australia

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