Respiratory System (Stream 1 & 2) & Respiratory System: Occupational Asthma (Stream 1 & 2)

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.

You MUST also have successfully completed Core (Stream 1) to become an assessor in this module. Click here to book the Core Stream 1 module.

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

Course Material:

You will need to review the course material before you attend the module session.  The course material must be downloaded from the learning management system. To access the soft copy of course material please log on Please remember to have a copy of the AMA4 Guides with you.

If you need support in navigating through our Learning Management system, please contact  03 9940 4893 for assistance.  Alternatively you can refer to the Learner Guide How to use the IAT Vic Portal portal here

Want to know more about our Facilitator?  Click here 

  • Facilitator: Dr Jonathan Burdon
  • Date: 25 Aug 22
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Fee: $ 555.50
  • AMA Vic Fee: $ 527.73
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