Catch up with COPD guidelines

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A free webinar hosted by Lung Foundation Australia will cover the latest evidence-based updates on COPD management.

In celebration of World COPD Day 2020 and the recent launch of the 2020 edition of the COPD-X Concise Guide, Lung Foundation Australia is hosting a free webinar for health professionals on Wednesday 18 November.

The guest panel includes experts in COPD who will cover the latest evidence-based updates to the COPD-X Concise Guide and provide practical tools and resources for COPD quality improvement activities in primary care settings.

Education will include an introduction to the new COPD-X Concise Guide, which details the latest recommendations in the clinical diagnosis and management of COPD; pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to optimise function; strategies on how to effectively manage COPD exacerbations; an introduction to COPD Quality Improvement strategies including the Practice Incentive Payment quality improvement measures and RACGP accreditation standards; the effective use of data aggregations tools; and how these can be applied to maximise better patient outcomes for people with COPD.

The webinar is aimed predominantly at the primary care health professional workforce, but general respiratory workforce including specialists and secondary/tertiary care nurses and allied health staff are also welcome to attend.

The multidisciplinary panel of COPD subject matter experts will be facilitated by Dr Kerry Hancock,  Lung Foundation Australia Primary Care Advisory Committee Chair, and includes Professor Ian Yang, Dr Eli Dabscheck and Ms Katrina Otto.

To register for the free webinar, click here or free call 1800 654 301.

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