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Asthma Educators Course
Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th Feb 2020

A 3 day course covering the latest advances in asthma management and care for Health Professionals.

Taking an holistic approach, the course is presented by active experts and helps skill participants to be able to work effectively one on one with clients for effective management and health outcomes.

Presented by a panel of practicing health professionals including the team of the Lung Health Promotion Centre at the Alfred.


Taking a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach and using a variety of teaching methods, topics covered include:

  • Lanscape Fires (Bushfire and Mine) 
  • What is asthma? - current management
  • Medications & device use
  • Acute management
  • Correct use of inhalers and devices
  • Role of allergy
  • Role of spirometry
  • Anaphylaxis & use of auto injector device
  • Education & adherence strategies
  • Peak flow monitoring
  • Complementary therapies
  • Self-management strategies
  • Working with adolescents
  • Smoking cessation strategies
  • Breathing techniques
  • Childhood asthma
  • Asthma in general practice
  • Community Asthma Resources



$875 - Includes morning tea, lunch and course material.
 Alfred Staff discounts apply


This activity has been approved for 24 CPD hours
With the national move towards accreditation of asthma educator courses we have now introduced a more formal assessment process for this course. The assessment is optional and will include the following:
  • Respiratory device use assessment using competency checklists
  • Asthma Management Questionnaire (AMQ)
  • Case study

Location & Time

Sessions generally kickoff at 8:30 for 8:45 am start finishing 5pm daily.
Burnet Institute
The Alfred, 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004

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The following companies have provided financial support for the centre and/or specific support for this event and will be participating in the Sponsors’ Exhibition on the day of the event: GSK. 
Educational material has been developed independently of any sponsors.