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<div class="ExternalClass7B20DE5C88C0484EA6334D5AED052BF5"><p>The Asthma and COPD Education Program provides education and tips on how to better manage Asthma and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) conditions at home. </p><p>During the appointment the client will meet with a Certified Respiratory Educator and Registered Respiratory Therapist who will discuss their concerns and needs and provide information on how self-manage their disease. </p><p>Education includes: basic understanding of the airway disease process, a medication review including how to properly take inhaled medications, breathing exercises to help control shortness of breath, action plans and any other information or referrals required. </p><p>A client’s family physician must fill out a referral form.</p></div>2775 Laurel Street(604) 875-4695<div class="ExternalClass7FB6DC5D728F4ED78D7AA3D6A2041DE0"><p>Monday - Thursday</p><p>8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.</p></div>(604) 875-4122V5Z 1M9BC49.2611808,-123.1254002<div class="ExternalClassD39D3115100842EFBE83B3693BD34A21"><p>Physician referral required-client's doctor must fill out a referral form. </p><p>For more information, visit the <a href="http://lungcentre.vch.ca/" target="_blank">Lung Centre website.</a></p></div>7th floor of the Diamond Building at VGH. Look for station #5 - The Lung CentreVancouver General Hospital - Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre

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