National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) Asthma & COPD- They Do Overlap
NT PHN and National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) invite health professionals to the NAC Webinar Series. This series will cover the essentials of best-practice asthma and respiratory management for primary care health professionals.
All Health Professionals are welcome – GPs, Practice Nurses, pharmacists, Aboriginal health practitioners, physiotherapists, and other allied health professionals.
This 1 hour session aims to update health professionals on the importance of using the Australian Asthma Handbook to manage with asthma in primary care. It provides up to date, evidence-based asthma management information for treating adolescents and adults.
Under the last series (held 2018-2021), 99% of survey respondents reported the webinar either ‘partially’ or ‘entirely’ met their learning objectives.
Participants will learn how to:
- Describe how to access the COPD-X and asthma management guidelines
- Identify the differential clinical features between asthma and COPD
- Summarise the current guidelines for medication management
- Summarise the importance of written action plans