Respiratory Disease Education Program is for adults with Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and other respiratory diseases. The respiratory educator will provide:
Preventing progression of your lung disease through trigger avoidance
Optimizing your medication use to reduce symptoms and prevent flare ups
Promoting exercise and improve ability to function
Recognizing flare ups, initiating self-management and knowing when to seek medical help
Make referrals to appropriate resources when required.
Loop back to your family physician for coordinated care.
Meet you at your home, VCH office, or virtually (e.g. phone, FaceTime, Skype for Business).
?Lions Gate Hospital
231 East 15th Street, North Vancouver, V7L 2L7
?West Vancouver Community Centre
241-2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC, V7V 4Y2
Phone: (604) 984-5752 extension 2
To see a list of all North Shore Chronic Disease Services (NSCDS) listings, visit www.vch.ca/nscds.
?Accepts referrals from any health care provider.
?Adults with COPD, asthma, or other respiratory disease.