Breathing Fresh Air into COPD
Practice Nurses and GPs: 9:00am- 4:15pm (registration 8:30am-9:00am)
Practice Managers: 10:30am- 4:15pm (registration 10:00am-10:30am)
A skills building and quality improvement workshop to increase Capacity of General Practice to care for people living with COPD.
This workshop involves a whole of practice approach and is targeted at:
- General Practitioners,
- General Practice Principles,
- Practice Nurses,
- Practice Managers
This workshop provides a whole of practice approach to improving COPD diagnosis, treatment and care coordination for healthcare providers in general practice.
There are three streams facilitated in the morning:
- General Practitioner Stream
- Practice Nurse Stream
- Practice Manager Stream
The afternoon session is focused on inhaler technique and effective quality improvement methods to plan and test team-based innovations to improve COPD care.
We recommend practices to encourage attendance from a team comprised of General Practitioners, Practice Nurse and Practice Manager to lay the foundation for a team-based approach to improving COPD management.
This workshop also requires pre reading for both the general practitioner stream and the practice nurse stream.
- Dr. Li Ping Chung: Respiratory Physician RPH
- Dr Justin Waring: Respiratory Physician FSH
- Bill Smith: Respiratory Scientist
- Dr. Irene Dolan: GP Clinical Editor HealthPathways WA
- Sandra Daly: Respiratory Nurse Educator
- Amireh Ghorob Tolhurst: General Practice Transformation Consultant
There is also an opportunity to network with representatives from Silverchain Home Oxygen, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Asthma WA and Lung Foundation Australia
More information about the event and how to register is available in the event flyer.