Advances in Asthma Management Options in Australia

2021thu28oct7:00 pmthu9:00 pmAdvances in Asthma Management Options in Australia

Event Details

Learning Objectives:

  • How to assess asthma control
  • How to approach patients with suboptimal asthma control
  • Improve understanding of NAC guidelines on how to adjust asthma medications
  • Understand the use of dual and tripple therapy options in asthma management Australia

Speaker:

  • Dr Alex Ritchie
    Respiratory Specialist
    Dr Alex Ritchie graduated class Valedictorian from the University of Queensland in 2004, receiving the University Medal for Medicine. He completed Thoracic Medicine training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and then a Sleep Fellowship at The Prince Charles Hospital in 2013. After obtaining his RACP Fellowship he completed a year-long Clinical Research Fellowship at the British Columbia Cancer Agency, based in Vancouver.

    Dr Ritchie is available for consultation in general thoracic medicine and has a special interest in the early diagnosis of lung cancer, lung cancer screening and lung nodule evaluation. He is a skilled bronchoscopist, with extensive training in endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS).
    In addition to his interest in thoracic oncology, Dr Ritchie provides consultation to help clinicians and patients with the comprehensive evaluation and management of the broad range of respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders.

Time

(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Hervey Bay