Event Details

Royal Darwin Hospital Annual Respiratory and Sleep Workshop 2019

Date:
19 Sep 2019 at 8:15 AM to 20 Sep 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location:
Menzies School of Health Research, Royal Darwin Hospital, 58 Rocklands Drive, Tiwi NT
Host:
Royal Darwin Hospital

The Royal Darwin Hospital annual Respiratory and Sleep workshop will focus on increasing prevention, early detection and management of respiratory conditions in the Aboriginal population.

The two day workshop will provide practitioners the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to the following topics:
 
Day 1

  • airway diseases – asthma and COPD management out of the hospital
  • spirometry testing in Aboriginal patients with a respiratory scientist
  • the importance of physiotherapy in the management of chronic lung disease
  • pharmacotherapy in respiratory diseases
Day 2
  • pulmonary infections in the Top End
  • overview of lung cancer in Indigenous People in the Top End
  • sleep disorders in Aboriginal patients
  • practical sessions – O2 therapy, bronchoscopy, CPAP machine and accessories
This is a free event and includes morning tea and light lunch.

Visit Annual Respiratory and Sleep Workshop 2019 for more details.

Register 

For more information, contact Izaak Thomas via CDCUAdmin.THS@nt.gov.au.

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