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Management and Treatment of Acute Asthma

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Lyell McEwin Hospital

Lecture Theatre, Level 2

Haydown Road

Elizabeth Vale, SA 5112

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For GPs, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals

Presenters in this education session will provide an update on acute asthma management and treatment options available for paediatric and adult patients. Presenters will also discuss the range of respiratory
services and referral pathways available in the NALHN region.

Learning outcomes

  • Discuss the difference between bronchiolitis and asthma

  • Develop a long-term management plan for paediatric and adult patients with asthma

  • Improve patient safety by implementing systems in your practice to help recognise clinical presentations and indications that may point to a diagnosis other than asthma

  • Explain the role of new therapies such as monoclonal antibody agents in the management of asthma

  • Outline the respiratory services available in the NALHN region and identify referral pathways to a tertiary treatment centre

Agenda

6.00pm – 6.40pm Registration and dinner
6.40pm – 6.45pm Welcome
6.45pm – 7.45pm Presentation - Dr Sthavan & Mrs Meintjes
7.45pm – 8.45pm Presentation - Dr Geake & Ms Heilmann
8.45pm – 9.00pm Q & A, evaluations & close

Presenters

Dr Shirley Sthavan
Paediatrician
NALHN

Mrs Chelsea Meintjes
Paediatric Nurse Consultant
NALHN

Dr James Geake
Respiratory and Sleep Physician
Head of Unit: Respiratory Medicine
NALHN

Ms Tina Heilmann
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Physiotherapist
NALHN

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Point allocation is not guaranteed and is subject to review by the RACGP.

This activity is supported by funding from the Australian Government through the PHN program.

RSVP by Friday 29th April 2019

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Lyell McEwin Hospital

Lecture Theatre, Level 2

Haydown Road

Elizabeth Vale, SA 5112

Australia

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