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Helping others Live Well with asthma

Helping others Live well sessions aim to equip professionals to support people with asthma to improve their quality of life and achieve improved asthma outcomes.

Course description:

This session aims to provide up to date, evidence based information on key asthma management principles.  This session comes from a consumer perspective and provides useful tips and education points to enable improved care when working with people with asthma.  The session aims to assist professionals in supporting people with asthma to improve their quality of life and achieve improved asthma outcomes.

Who should attend:

This education package has been designed to educate people working within the community who may work with or care for people who have asthma, e.g.                        

  • Pharmacy staff
  • Nursing staff (general practice and/or hospital)
  • Prison officers and custodial staff
  • Mental health nurses
  • Allied health staff
  • Youth workers
  • Community health workers
  • Social support staff 


Prerequisites:

Working in a professional role to support people with asthma.

Course outline:

The Helping Others Live Well sessions focus on the following:

  • Recognition of asthma (the condition) and its symptoms
  • 
Understanding good asthma symptom control and factors involved in this 
such as
  • Understanding the purpose and importance of Written Asthma Action Plans
  • 
Understanding the importance of seeking doctor reviews
  • 
Being able to connect people to help and support, and
  • Asthma First Aid, and when this should be administered



Assessment:

There is no assessment of this education, however evaluation of the session through completion of feedback forms is expected to assist with quality assurance process and providing best practice education.

Presenters:

Helping others Live well sessions are conducted by Asthma Foundation staff or Authorised Trainers.

Duration:

Please allow 60-90 mins for this presentation, including evaluation.

Venue:

Sessions can be held at various venues, call us on 1800 ASTHMA (1800 278 462) to speak with our Community Support Program Coordinator to discuss a suitable venue.

Cost:

Free - Currently these sessions are funded by the Australian Government, through Asthma Australia's Community Support Program. Nil cost for eligible sessions. .

Bookings:

Click HERE to complete our online registration form or telephone 1800 ASTHMA (1800 278 462) to speak with one of our Education Staff.

National Supporters

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