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Breathe easy, walk easy training program
The Breathe easy, walk easy training program has been designed for rural and remote health professionals who have patients with chronic lung disease. The program is delivered by experts in the area of pulmonary rehabilitation. The training runs over one and a half days and includes:
- pulmonary rehabilitation covering patient assessment, diagnosis, management and maintenance
- networking and assistance for the development of local programs
A training manual and resource kit is provided to all training participants together with ongoing access to resources available through The Australian Lung Foundation special access web page on their website.
Manager rural and remote lung health
Boyle E, Alison J, Maguire G, Johnston C (2011)
Breathe easy, walk easy.
Paper presented at the Aboriginal Health Conference: strong now, stronger future – changing in the right direction. 2-3 July 2011, Perth
Johnston CL, Boyle E, Maxwell LJ, Maguire GP, Alison JA (2012)
Improving chronic lung disease management in rural and remote Australia: the Breathe Easy Walk Easy program.
Respirology; 18(1): 161–169