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THUNDERSTORM ASTHMA WORKSHOP - Swan Hill

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Ibis Styles Swan Hill

405-415 Campbell Street

Swan Hill, Vic 3585

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Date: Thursday 14 September 2017

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm | Registration & Light supper 6.00pm

Location: Ibis Styles Swan Hill, 405-415 Campbell Street,
Swan Hill 3585

Presenter Juana Ford, Asthma Educator | National Asthma Council

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)

Topic covered will include:

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

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

NAC is Currently seeking accreditation from RACGP, ACRRM, PSA The Pharmacy Guild and APNA


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