Respiratory System (Stream 1) & Respiratory System: Occupational Asthma (Stream 1)

Accreditation Information

This is a Stream 1 module and is designed for doctors that have never successfully completed the Stream 1 module and do not hold its two accreditations.

Successful completion of the module will actually lead to awarding of two accreditations:

  1. Respiratory System
  2. Respiratory System: Occupational Asthma

If you have already successfully completed this module and you want to undertake continuing education, please go back to the homepage and enrol in Respiratory System Update (Stream 2) and Respiratory System: Occupational Asthma Update (Stream 2).

Module Information

This module covers assessment of respiratory abnormities using Chapter 5 of the Guides.

It also covers the assessment of Occupational Asthma using an additional set of Guidelines which have been adopted for use for the Worksafe and Wrongs Act jurisdictions, but not the TAC jurisdiction.

The module includes:

  • The types of injuries often associated with the three compensation jurisdictions that use the Guides.
  • The Standards to which spirometry is to be conducted for the purposes of assessment using the Guides.
  • The approach to deriving a score of whole person impairment using Chapter 5.
  • The approach to be taken when assessing occupational asthma.
  • The approach to be taken to apportion an impairment score to account for extra pulmonary factors or pre-existing respiratory impairment

Open
  • Facilitator: Dr Jonathan Burdon
  • Facilitator: A/Prof Peter Holmes
  • Date: 13/11/2018
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Fee: $524
  • AMA Vic Fee: $498
  • Address:
    293 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052
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