Live Well, Breathe Better: Pulmonary Hypertension Webinar Series

October 29 2019 - November 28 2019

Event Details

Health Professional Conferences & Training, Patient Education, Webinar, Webinar

  • October 29 2019 - November 28 2019
  • Free
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Join Lung Foundation Australia, for our free online webinar series to hear tips and advice from experts to help you live well with Pulmonary Hypertension (PH).

We understand life with a rare lung condition can be challenging and overwhelming. Medications and medical appointments are an important part of your journey, but there are simple things you can do every day to live better.

We strive to build your confidence, skills and knowledge to navigate the health system and receive the best treatment and care possible.

Note: Please check webinar start times against your local time zone. 

Webinar 1: Women’s Health and Pulmonary Hypertension

Date: Tuesday 29 October, 2019
Duration: 1 hour
Time: 1:30pm (QLD), 2:00pm (SA), 2:30pm (VIC, ACT, NSW, TAS), 11:30am (WA), 1:00pm (NT)
Presenters:
Rachael Cordina, clinical academic cardiologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, will speak about women’s health issues and Pulmonary Hypertension, including pregnancy, hormones and menopause.

Webinar 2: Psychosocial support in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

Date: Monday 11 November, 2019
Duration: 1 hour
Time: 2:30pm (QLD), 3:00pm (SA), 3:30pm (VIC, ACT, NSW, TAS), 12:30pm (WA), 2:00pm (NT)
Presenters:
Dr Jenni Ibrahim, LIFE support group coordinator for the Institute Respiratory Health in WA, PhD Psychology
Melissa Dumitru – Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Pulmonary Hypertension Network Australia, patient with PAH

Webinar 3: Travel with Pulmonary Hypertension

Date: Thursday 28 November, 2019
Duration: 1 hour
Time: 9:00am (QLD), 9:30am (SA), 10:00am (VIC, ACT, NSW, TAS), 7:00am (WA), 8:30am (NT)
Presenters:
Dr Helen Whitford, clinical consultant at the Alfred Hospital Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic will talk about what people living with PH need to consider when booking or undertaking travel, including how to prepare and store medications, oxygen and air travel.
Tegan, who lives with PAH, will share her story of travelling across the world with 60kg of PAH medications in tow. You can read more about her story here.