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Asthma in Spring – allergies and thunderstorms | Online

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event by external provider

Western Victoria Primary Health Network (PHN), Murray PHN, Gippsland PHN, North Western Melbourne PHN, Eastern Melbourne PHN and South Eastern Melbourne PHN are please to invite you to attend this webinar.

This 1 hour session has a focus on spring time asthma and allergic rhinitis and how to manage both conditions, using the latest evidence-based guidelines. Thunderstorm asthma is a spring time phenomenon that all health professionals in primary care need to be prepared for.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the association between allergic rhinitis and asthma
  • Summarise the treatment guidelines for allergic rhinitis
  • Describe those at greater risk of thunderstorm asthma and the guidelines for management
  • Summarise the importance of written asthma action plans and asthma first aid in thunderstorm asthma season

Speaker: Narelle Williamson, Senior Clinical Consultant – National Asthma Council

Click here for more information and to register.