Inhaler Devices for Respiratory Conditions: A Practical Demo

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Lecture Overview

Learn by doing in this practical demonstration on how to use the most common types of inhaler devices for patients suffering from COPD and Asthma. Basic management and handling techniques are covered, as well as practical information on the maintenance and care of spacers ("puffers").

Educators

Portrait of Jenny Gowan
Jenny Gowan

Jenny is a practicing pharmacist, a Teaching Associate at Monash University and Clinical Associate at RMIT university . She is a current member of the PSA Branch committee, Editorial Board Member of AUS-DI (Drug information), Guidelines Committee for the National Asthma Council Australian Asthma Handbook, and RACGP Silver book for Aged Care . Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist, and conducts her own company focussing on medication reviews in the home and Aged Care Facilities as well as Quality Use of Medicine consultancy. She works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a Community Health Centre. Jenny has published over 380 educational articles and presents hundreds of talks annually. In 2010 Jenny received the Sanofi-Aventis award by the University of Sydney, in 2013, PSA Australian Pharmacist of the Year and 2016 Jenny was the AACP-MIMs Consultant Pharmacist of the Year. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD13m of CPD
First Published06 December 2017
Updated06 December 2017
Expires
28 May 2018
Topics
Asthma
Respiratory
Chronic Illness
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Treatments
Education
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