21 Jul 2018
08:30 AM - 03:45 PM
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Event location
North Western Melbourne PHN
Level 1, 369 Royal Parade
Available to
Practice Nurses
General Practitioners
Professional development points
Presented by two respiratory scientists and an asthma educator. This 6-hour interactive course includes a hands-on component.
This free workshop for GPs and registered nurses (Div 1) offers comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of spirometry. Provided by the National Asthma Council as part of the Asthma Best Practice for Health Professionals Program.

A 6:1 ratio of participants to educators allows you to apply your new knowledge in a practical setting. Bring your own spirometer or use the demonstration devices.

  • Danny Brazzale, Respiratory Scientist
  • Mahesh Dharmakumara, Respiratory Scientist
  • Bernadette Flanagan, Asthma Educator.

Learning outcomes

  • Increase knowledge and awareness of the role of spirometry in primary care
  • Develop practical skills to recognise and perform high quality spirometry
  • Understand interpretation and clinical implications of spirometry results, including differential diagnosis
  • Increase knowledge and awareness of the importance of spirometer quality assurance and its implementation
  • Increase confidence in performing, understanding and implementing spirometry.
Allocated 40 Category 1 points in the RACGP QI&CPD Program, Activity # 95776.  Accredited by APNA for CPD points for nurses; ACRRM # 7813 allocated 30 CPD points. Participants will be required to complete pre-reading.

Registration 8.30 -8.45am
Session 8.45 - 3.45pm
Morning Tea and Lunch will be provided

Please note this training is restricted to General Practitioners and Registered Nurses

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