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.
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.
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.
A client?s family physician must fill out a referral form.
Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Physician referral required-client's doctor must fill out a referral form.
For more information, visit the Lung Centre website.