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Taking Control: Latest Advances in COPD ALM


Saturday 17 March 2018


Novotel Geelong



Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) remains a chronic disease which is largely underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed in general practice. Join us for this impactful, practical 1 day Active Learning Module (ALM), developed by the Lung Foundation Australia, and designed to equip GPs with the knowledge and skills required to confidently diagnose and optimally manage this costly chronic disease and ensure best patient outcomes.

Only 40 places available. Register your place early to avoid disappointment.


This ALM is hosted by ThinkGP and lead by a trio of local expert speakers. Stay tuned - speakers soon to be announced!

Benefits of attending:

  • Enjoy a small group workshop setting, with a strong focus on case study discussion, case finding strategies, and care planning
  • Be able to outline the impact of COPD in the Australian community
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of COPD and confidently confirm a diagnosis
  • Select pharmacotherapy appropriate to the severity of COPD and risk of exacerbations
  • Devise individualised strategies for non-pharmacological management and self-management
  • Develop comprehensive care plans, including an Action Plan for managing exacerbations
  • Pick the brains of the expert speakers in an 'Ask the Expert' panel discussion
  • Earn 40 RACGP or 30 ACRRM points


    In order for CPD points to be allocated, all attendees are required to fulfil all activity requirements including:

  • Pre-disposing activity
  • ALM attendance
  • Post evaluation
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    (Incl. education, satchel, learning materials, practical elements and morning tea, lunch & refreshments)

  • Early Bird: $245. Offer ends 16 February 2018
  • Standard: $295

    NOTE: You must pre-register for this event.

    Group booking - save 10%:

    Book 2 or more registrations at the same time and save 10% on each registration. Use promo code GRP10 when registering.

    Due to the interactive nature of this ALM, spaces are limited