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<div class="ExternalClassD598612814F34326854ED193D77FF442"><p></p><p>The Asthma and COPD Education Program provides education and strategies on how to better manage Asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) conditions to stay healthy and avoid hospital admissions. </p><p>During the appointment you will meet with the team respiratory therapist and will discuss your concerns and needs and provide information on how to self-manage the disease. </p><p>Education includes: basic understanding of the airway disease process, 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 or respirologist must fill out a referral form.</p></div>8100 Granville Avenue(604) 244-8599<div class="ExternalClass35C02D529B85417588648588F6EEEAB9"><p>Monday to Friday</p><p> 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.</p></div>(604) 233-5610V6Y 3T6BC<div class="ExternalClass1971BB3712AE48078C2D016FE09D2FF7"><p>​<a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1376" target="_blank" style="text-decoration-line:underline;"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" style="margin:5px;" />Download parking rates for VCH facilities</a><br></p></div>49.1621518,-123.13471249999998<div class="ExternalClass5CA0517C8E004D3B908F35C344BE22ED"><p>​Referral by physician or specialist required.  Call our office at 604-233-5610 for assistance in getting a referral.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass07B3F248AE4B443D8248A65E24FFFC94"><p><a href="" target="_blank">Asthma Society of Canada</a></p><p><a href="" target="_blank">BC Lung Association</a></p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Canadian Lung Association</a></p></div>Richmond Place

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