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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Workshop | Wangaratta
September 22, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pmFree
This training package consists of a pre-requisite online theoretical component followed by a practical workshop for health professionals with beginner to intermediate experience in running pulmonary rehabilitation classes.
PRT Online is self-paced online pulmonary rehabilitation education that takes participants approximately 5 hours online to complete. The training carries 5.5 continuing professional development points with the Exercise and Sport Science Association (ESSA).
The training is interactive with case studies, videos, downloadable resources and practice quizzes to test your knowledge. Topics covered include pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), other lung diseases and the fundamentals of pulmonary rehabilitation in Australia.
Having completed the pre-requisite online training component, the practical workshop is designed to consolidate the learnings with practical exercises. This workshop will span over one full day and cover the following topics:
- Pulmonary rehabilitation in Australia
- Pulmonary rehabilitation assessment
- Setting up safe pulmonary rehabilitation programs
- Exercise testing
- Exercise prescription
- Multidisciplinary education and self-management strategies.