Lecture Overview

Brief

SAMA, SABA, LABA, LAMA... Do you know the difference? Take a deep breath... Dr Jenny Gowan will help you to refresh your knowledge on the pathophysiology of asthma, and provide an update on the latest evidence-based management of this condition. Asthma prevalence rates are on the rise - are you prepared in case of an emergency?

Educators

Jenny Gowan

Jenny, a practising pharmacist, is a teaching associate at Monash University, Melbourne and a clinical associate of RMIT University. She is a member of the PSA Branch committee, the Expert Group for Therapeutic Guidelines – Respiratory version 5, an editorial board member of AUS-DI, SHPA "Don’t Rush to Crush", the Guidelines Committee for the Australian Asthma Handbook (AAH) and the writing group for the RACGP ‘Medical Care of older persons in RACF’ (Silver book). Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist who conducts her own company, which focuses on medication reviews in the home and aged care facilities, plus education, writing, training, and consultation. Jenny works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a Community Health Centre. She has published over 400 educational articles. Jenny has presented talks at many Australian and international conferences to GPs, nurse practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, pharmacists, and other health professionals. In 2013, she was awarded the Australian Pharmacist of the Year by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and, in 2016, the AACP-MIMs Australian Consultant Pharmacist of the Year.

Reviews

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Really good CPD for use of puffers

Natalie Mahar
19 Mar 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this update

Theresa Diane Johnson
13 Mar 2018