Asthma Management Update
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
Cost
Depends on Membership level

Asthma Management Update

Presenter Marg Gordon - National Asthma

Marg has worked for 20 years in primary care, firstly as a practice nurse and for the past 14 years as an asthma and respiratory educator. She currently operates nurse led respiratory clinics in 2 general practices in eastern Melbourne. These clinics allow Marg to work closely with the GP’s to provide evidence based, best practice asthma management in the community.

Marg also works at National Asthma Council Australia as the Project Manager for the Asthma Best Practice Program, which provides education courses to health professionals around Australia.

Course Content

The webinar will provide an update on the latest in asthma management.

Topics include an asthma overview, diagnosis, management principles, medications and asthma action plans. Resources include the newly released Australian Asthma Handbook.

Target Audience

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of asthma and its triggers
  • Recognise the importance of well managed asthma
  • Understand the different types of medications used in asthma
  • Understand the importance of asthma action plans and asthma first aid