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Managing COPD - Acute/Chronic - October


 Thursday 12 - Friday 13 October 2017 

This two day program is designed for health profrofessionals to improve their understanding and knowledge in the current treatment and management of COPD. 

Taking an holistic approach, the course is presented by team of experts in COPD and respiratory health, including consulting physicians, respiratory scientists, physiotherapists, psychologists and specialist nurses covering both acute and chronic topics.

Delegates may elect to attend the full course (acute and chronic) or attend individual specialist days (Acute - Thursday 12 or Chronic -Friday 13 October). 
 
Topics include:                                                
                           
  • COPDX treatment plan
  • Chronic Bronchitis & emphysema differences
  • Dealing with exacerbations
  • Management Options
  • Role of spirometry 
  • Smoking cessation strategies
  • Living with chronic illness
  • Nutrition issues
  • Management of end stage lung disease
  • Palliative care and end of life issues.
Program Details:
 
Date:   Thursday 12 - Friday 13 October 2017
Time:  8.45am Registration
 
Venue: AMREP Education Centre, The Alfred
           Commercial Road, Melbourne
 
Cost:   Full course $600 (Inc. GST)
           Early Bird $550 (Before 14/9)
           Acute Session $400 (Inc. GST) 
           Chronic Session $400 (Inc. GST) 
CPD Hours = 7 hrs per day
Catering throughout the day
 
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