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

Accreditation Information

This is a Stream 2 module and is designed for doctors that have already successfully completed the Steam 1 module and hold its two accreditations.

Successful completion of the Stream 2 module will lead to awarding of two updates to accreditation:

  1. Respiratory System
  2. Respiratory System: Occupational Asthma

If you have not already successfully completed the Stream 1 module and you want to gain its two accreditations, please go back to the homepage and enrol in Respiratory System (Stream 1), and Respiratory System: Occupational Asthma (Stream 1).

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 in 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: $419
  • AMA Vic Fee: $398
  • Address:
    293 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052
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