COPD Zone

Programme

17 March 2020

8:45 AM -
9:30 AM

Should we screen for COPD or should we focus on correctly diagnosing those we have on our registers?  What is the Lower Limit of normal (LLN) and how does this impact on the diagnosis of COPD especially in the older patient? An interactive thought provoking session.

Tobacco dependency is a long-term relapsing condition that usually starts in childhood and is a major driver of health inequality experienced by people who can least afford to smoke.

Learn how to:

  • Deliver very brief advice (VBA) which can take as little as 30 seconds.
  • Diagnose Tobacco Dependency
  • Understand the different medicines available

Several studies show that health care professionals may only demonstrate correct inhaler technique to patients around 10% of the time. This hands-on practical session will demonstrate the 7 steps to good inhaler technique of some of the most commonly used inhaler devices in COPD.

www.rightbreathe.com will help aid clinician decisions.

3:30 PM -
4:30 PM

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