What you get by completing this session

  • 28 mins of CPD

    A 28 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like!

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Dr Scroop discusses in this presentation, varying inhaler types by device and their correct usage with reference to common device pitfalls. Referenced is the different inhaled medication classes in COPD, suitable and unsuitable combinations, and their relevant indications. In part this also involves discussion of the Australian COPD-X guidelines as they pertain to inhaled maintenance therapies and their associated PBS restrictions. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss inhaler types by device and their correct usage with reference to common device pitfalls 
  • Describe different inhaled medication classes in COPD 
  • Identify suitable and unsuitable combinations and their relevant indications 
  • Discuss the Australian COPD-X guidelines as pertaining to inhaled maintenance therapies and their associated PBS restrictions 

About the Expert

Dr Andrew Scroop

Dr Andrew Scroop is an Adelaide trained Respiratory and Sleep Physician. He completed his advanced training in 1997, this included training and experience in Intensive Care and Infectious Diseases Medicine. He is the founding Director of Respiratory Consultants, St Andrews Medical Centre on South Terrace Adelaide. His practice includes detailed lung function testing, bronchoscopy, and pleural procedures at St Andrews Hospital and inpatient management at St Andrews and Calvary Wakefield Hospitals.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Video Lecture

    • COPD Device Workshop (28 mins of CPD)

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