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Hervey Bay: COPD/Heart Failure Education

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Oceans Resort and Spa

569 Charlton Esplanade

Urangan, QLD 4655

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify and follow-up patients at risk of COPD
  • Discuss the goals of COPD management with patients
  • Implement a stepwise approach to COPD management
  • Diagnose and treat COPD exacerbations
  • Manage systemic comorbidities in patients with COPD
  • Identify the key signs and symptoms of heart failure
  • Establish confidence with appropriate investigations to identify HF and it’s likely underlying aetiologies
  • Establish confidence with the range of non-pharmacological and pharmacological options available for HF management

Timetable:

  • 08:30-09:00 Registration and Opening
  • 09:00-10:15 COPD: diagnosis and the individualisation of patient care – Dr Chris Zapalla (Respiratory Physician)
  • 10:15-10:45 Morning Tea
  • 10:45-12:00 COPD: treating exacerbations and comorbidity - Dr Chris Zapalla (Respiratory Physician)
  • 12:00-13:00 COPD: Confirm Diagnosis – Spirometry – Kim Simpson (Respiratory Scientist – St Stephens Hospital – Hervey Bay)
  • 13:00-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30-14:30 Heart Failure – making the diagnosis – Dr Brendan Bell (Clinical and Interventional Cardiologist)
  • 14:30-14:45 Afternoon Tea
  • 14:45-15:45 Heart Failure – the first steps in management - (Clinical and Interventional Cardiologist)
  • 15:45-16:15 Heart Failure – disease progression -(Clinical and Interventional Cardiologist)
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Oceans Resort and Spa

569 Charlton Esplanade

Urangan, QLD 4655

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