Education and training

Key recommendations translated to practice

In November 2020 Lung Foundation Australia held a World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day Primary Care webinar.

This session celebrated the recent launch of the COPD-X Concise Guide (June 2020) with updates to clinical guidelines and practical strategies to COPD quality improvement activities.

The guest panel included:

  • Dr Kerry Hancock (Facilitator) – Chair, RACGP Respiratory Medicine Specific Interest Network. Chair, Primary Care Advisory Committee, Lung Foundation Australia.
  • Professor Ian Yang – Professor of Medicine, The University of Queensland Director of Thoracic Medicine, The Prince Charles Hospital. Co-Chair, COPD-X Guidelines Committee, Lung Foundation Australia
  • Associate Professor Eli Dabscheck – Respiratory and Sleep Physician, Alfred Hospital and Monash University.
    Co-Chair, COPD-X Guidelines Committee, Lung Foundation Australia.
  • Katrina Otto – Principal, Train IT Medical.

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