Asthma - Medicines and Management Update

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Lecture Overview

SAMA, SABA, LABA, LAMA... Do you know the difference? Take a deep breath... Dr Jenny Gowan will help you to refresh your knowledge on the pathophysiology of asthma, and provide an update on the latest evidence-based management of this condition. Asthma prevalence rates are on the rise - are you prepared in case of an emergency?

Educators

Portrait of Jenny Gowan
Jenny Gowan

Jenny Gowan, a practising pharmacist, is a teaching associate at Monash University, Melbourne and a clinical associate of RMIT University. She is a member of the PSA Branch committee, the Expert Group for Therapeutic Guidelines – Respiratory version 5, an editorial board member of AUS-DI, SHPA "Don’t Rush to Crush", the Guidelines Committee for the Australian Asthma Handbook (AAH) and the writing group for the RACGP ‘Medical Care of older persons in RACF’ (Silver book). Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist who conducts her own company, which focuses on medication reviews in the home and aged care facilities, plus education, writing, training and consultation. Jenny works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a community health centre. She has published over 400 educational articles. Jenny has presented talks at many Australian and international conferences to GPs, nurse practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, pharmacists, and other health professionals. In 2013, she was awarded the Australian Pharmacist of the Year by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and, in 2016, the AACP-MIMs Australian Consultant Pharmacist of the Year. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD14m of CPD
First Published20 June 2017
Updated20 June 2017
Expires
28 May 2018
Topics
Asthma
Respiratory
Chronic Illness
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Medication Safety
Medications
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