Pulmonary Hypertension Webinars

Living with a rare lung disease can be challenging and at times isolating. Lung Foundation Australia understands these challenges and will be offering three free online webinars in 2018 to support people impacted by Pulmonary Hypertension (PH).

These webinars will be delivered by experienced health professionals to provide information, advice and support on living with Pulmonary Hypertension through a range of selected topics for patients, carers, family, friends, and other health professionals.

Participants are able to view the webinar live from the comfort of their own home and will have the opportunity to ask questions during, and at the end of the presentation.  Details on how to access each webinar will be provided on registration.

For those unable to attend live, the recordings will be made available on our website following each webinar.

Upcoming Webinars

Date: Thursday 3rd May 2018

Time: 6pm – 7pm (AEST)

Topic: Managing Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Presenters:

Dr John Feenstra: Dr Feenstra is the lead physician for the pulmonary vascular disease unit at the Prince Charles Hospital and is the Director of the Wesley Pulmonary Hypertension Unit. He is currently on executive committee for the Pulmonary Hypertension Society of Australia and New Zealand and the sub-committee for pulmonary hypertension for the Lung Foundation Australia. Dr Feenstra is also the Clinical-lead for Medicine at the UnitingCare Health Clinical School and he holds the title of Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland, Notre Dame and Bond Universities.

Kerri-Lee Driver: Kerri is a nurse who has 23 years of experience across different specialties and settings. She has most recent experience in chronic disease management and specialises in an advanced practice nursing role in the Pulmonary Hypertension Service at The Prince Charles Hospital. Kerri’s clinical interests are; patient centred care and service planning, advocating for and working towards multidisciplinary team care for the person with pulmonary hypertension and the nurse’s role in improving patient health outcomes.

To register for this webinar, please call our Information and Support Line on freecall 1800 654 301.

Webinar 2: August 2018 – Details yet to be advised.

Webinar 3: November 2018 – Details yet to be advised.

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