‘Getting to Grips with COPD’ MEDTalk 3: Effective management of a COPD patient - tips and recommendations

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Watch the live recording of the 'Getting to Grips with COPD' MEDTalks. This edition of the MEDTalks includes inspirational and informative 'TED' style talks from four of Australia's leading respiratory experts on the management of COPD. In this third talk, we hear from Professor Amanda Barnard who shares insights and tips on the effective management of COPD for GPs.

Speaker: Professor Amanda Barnard
Professor Amanda Barnard is Associate Dean (Rural Clinical School and Indigenous Health), at the Australian National University Medical School. She is the Foundation Head of the Rural Clinical School, and directs an innovative rural health program with student clinical placements in all 4 years of the medical course. An awarded teacher and educator, Professor Barnard’s academic interests lie in medical education, the changing demands and nature of the primary care workforce, and chronic disease in primary care, particularly chronic respiratory disease. She has chaired the Guidelines Committee for the Australian Asthma handbook since 2010, is a member of the AIHW National Asthma and Other Chronic Respiratory Conditions Monitoring Advisory Group and the Australian Lung Foundation’s GP Advisory Group.
Professor Barnard continues to work as a GP in rural NSW, and serves on a number of state, national and international bodies with education, training, rural workforce and health system briefs.

To view the other talks in this series, please click here.

The MEDTalks are sponsored by Novartis.