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 Gowan, 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. 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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