Adelaide Education Seminar

November 8 2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event Details

Education Seminar, Patient Education

  • November 8 2018
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • 7 High St, Mitcham SA 5062, Australia
  • $20 (includes light refreshments and lunch).
    Discounts for Love Your Lungs Club members.

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Join us for our Lung Disease Education Seminar which offers tips and advice from experts to live well with lung disease – for patients, carers and health professionals.

Topics include

Understanding the emotional impact of chronic lung disease

Debra Sandford, Clinical Psychologist and PHD candidate at The University of Adelaide, will present on the range of emotions that can be experienced when living with a chronic lung disease, the impact this has and some strategies to help manage these emotions

Benefits of exercise and chronic lung disease

Nick Martin, Physiotherapist from Flinders Medical Centre, will provide an overview on the benefits of exercise for individuals with chronic lung disease and discuss how exercise can help manage breathlessness.

Update on thoracic cancer

Mel Laan, Lung Cancer Nurse Consultant from Royal Adelaide Hospital, will discuss general updates on lung cancer including new treatment options such as immunotherapy, targeted therapy and the importance of managing side effects of treatment early. Lung cancer patients will also share their perspectives of living with lung cancer.

Please note: webinar time is 10am – 2pm (ACDT)