New COPD online training modules on COPD medicines, inhaler device technique and more

In our quest to provide best-practice tools for health professionals Lung Foundation Australia has released new individual training modules on various Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) topics.

The new online training allows general practitioners, nurses, exercise professionals and pharmacists to focus on specific COPD topics that are most relevant to them and their patients, and to complete quick refresher courses. The new modules include:

  • Managing exacerbations of COPD
  • Preventing deterioration of COPD (smoking cessation, immunisation and oxygen therapy)
  • About COPD
  • The respiratory system and COPD
  • Pulmonary rehabiliation and physical activity
  • Diagnosis of COPD (including case finding and spirometry)
  • Inhaler device technique
  • COPD medicines

Visit the Lung Foundation Australia website to access the online training or phone freecall 1800 654 301.

The online training forms part of Lung Foundation Australia's larger suite of resources, click here for more information.