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.
There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:
Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.
The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.
There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.