New COPD online training modules on COPD medicines, inhaler device technique and more
In our quest to provide best-practice tools for health professionals Lung Foundation Australia has released new individual training modules on various Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) topics.
The new online training allows general practitioners, nurses, exercise professionals and pharmacists to focus on specific COPD topics that are most relevant to them and their patients, and to complete quick refresher courses. The new modules include:
Managing exacerbations of COPD
Preventing deterioration of COPD (smoking cessation, immunisation and oxygen therapy)
The respiratory system and COPD
Pulmonary rehabiliation and physical activity
Diagnosis of COPD (including case finding and spirometry)