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Thunderstorm Asthma - Wangaratta

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Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway

29-37 Ryley Street

Wangaratta, VIC 3677

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Date: Tuesday 26th September 2017

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm | Registration & finger food 6.00pm

Location: Quality Hotel Gateway, 29-37 Ryley Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677

Presenter: Judi Wicking | RN BN Grad Cert Asthma Ed | Asthma & Respiratory Educator | National Asthma Council Australia |

Cost: This event is provided at no cost by Murray PHN, National Asthma Council & Department of Health and Human Services

Target audience: All relevant health professionals (GPs, Practice Nurses, Registered Nurses, Allied Health professionals, pharmacists)

Topics

  • What is thunderstorm asthma?
  • Who is at risk?
  • What to do if thunderstorm asthma is forecast
  • Asthma action plans
  • Acute asthma
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Asthma management

Learning outcomes

  • Describe the phenomena of thunderstorm asthma
  • Define who is at greater risk of thunderstorm asthma
  • Apply current, evidence-based best practice of asthma and allergic rhinitis to professional practice
  • Describe the importance of written asthma action plans and how to use them
  • Increase knowledge of emergency asthma management and asthma first aid

Accreditation

  • Allocated 4 Category 2 points in the RACGP QI&CPD Program for the 2017–2019 triennium, Activity Number: 107421
  • Accredited by ACRRM as an educational event for 3 core PDP points. Activity code: 10180
  • This activity has been accredited for 2 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacists’ CPD plan. Activity number: G2017037
  • Currently seeking accreditation from APNA
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