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Northern Nurse Network Meeting

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Gepps Cross Hotel

560 Main North Road

Blair Athol, SA 5084

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For Practice Nurses

Sonder has a long history of building and sustaining workforce development. Sonder has developed a variety of networks which bring together health professionals from general practices of medical specialists. We currently
provide support to Practice Managers, Nurses, GPs and Practice Owners.

Sonder is pleased to support the Northern Nurse Network, a dynamic forum for local general practice nurses working across care planning roles.

Topic: Spirometry in Clinical Practice

Presenters Mr Parsons and Dr Hancock will discuss the use of spirometry in clinical practice including performance, interpretation and clinical implementation using real case scenarios. The presenters will also outline the latest changes to the Australian Asthma Handbook and lead participants through a Q&A session on spirometry device use and correct technique. Presenters will also provide advise on developing a Practice Asthma Clinic.


Learning outcomes

  • Understand how spirometry can be implemented into clinical practice to diagnose and manage COPD.

  • Explore the changes to the Australian Asthma Handbook.

  • Demonstrate the correct technique for spirometry device usage.

  • Develop an understanding on how to establish a Practice Asthma Clinic and discuss the Asthma Cycle of Care SIP.

Agenda

6.00pm – 6.30pm Registration and dinner
6.30pm – 7.15pm Presentation by Richard Parsons
7.15pm – 7.30pm Break
7.30pm – 8.15pm Presentation by Dr Kerry Hancock
8.15pm – 8.30pm Q&A, evaluation & close

Presenters

Richards Parsons
Senior Repiratory Scientist, CRFS, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network

Dr Kerry Hancock
General Practitioner, Chandlers Hill Surgery

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This event is supported by AstraZeneca

This activity is supported by funding from the Adelaide Primary Health Network through the Australian Government’s PHN program.

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560 Main North Road

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