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Asthma and Respiratory Management Seminar for Practice Nurses

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Quest Bundoora

40 Janefield Drive

Bundoora, VIC 3083

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Brought to you by the National Asthma Council Australia as part of the Asthma Best Practice for Health Professionals Program

The Asthma and Respiratory Management Seminar for Practice Nurses provides role-specific education on best-practice asthma and respiratory management for practice nurses. Starting with the principles of diagnosis and management, each session then covers current statistics, paediatric and adult asthma, allergy, medications, device technique and COPD followed by an overview of conducting spirometry in general practice.

Presenters:

Judy Wicking, RN BN Grad Cert Asthma Ed, National Asthma Council Australia
Michelle Evans, Respiratory Nurse Consultant, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Coordinator, South West Healthcare

Learning Outcomes:

  • Increase knowledge and awareness of current, evidence-based best practice in asthma and respiratory management
  • Develop practical skills to support the use of evidence-based procedures & practices (including device use, patient education, spirometry)
  • Learn strategies to incorporate this knowledge/skills systematically into routine clinical practice
  • Increase confidence in managing patients with asthma and linked chronic respiratory conditions

Registrations:
Places are open to practice nurses who work in the Eastern Melbourne PHN catchment and are limited to 2 participants per practice.

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