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CPOPC Spring Study Day - Advances in Respiratory Physiotherapy in Oncology & Palliative Care

CPOPC Spring Study Day - Advances in Respiratory Physiotherapy in Oncology & Palliative Care

  • 29 Mar, 2019
  • 09.30 am to 16.30 pm
Our Lady's Hospice
Harold's Cross
Dublin

Presenter Name

Joanne Dowds, Catherine Moffat & Shauna Malone
Physiotherapists & Research Scholar

Target Participant Level

Introductory

Speciality Tag

Oncology, Palliative Care

Number Of Contact Hours

6

Are Refreshments Included On The Day ?

Yes

Cost to Attend

Non ISCP Members Early Bird €80, on or after 1st March €95 (Standard)
ISCP Members Early Bird €50, on or after 1st March €55
( ISCP Member )
N/A
(ISCP Student Member )
CPOPC Members Early Bird €40, on or after 1st March €55
( CIG/EG/Branch Member )

Learning Objectives

At the end of the Study Day participants will be able to:

  1. Explain how lung anatomy and respiratory physiology can be affected in progressive disease
  2. Describe the ‘Breathing, Thinking, Functioning’ model, explain how this model works and apply it to patient care
  3. Describe and explain treatment adjuncts, identify when they may be appropriate and outline how patients can be best supported in using these adjuncts
  4. List, execute and select appropriate current best practice treatment options for patients with lung cancer and advanced respiratory disease
  5. Describe current treatment and management options in lung cancer patients
  6. Apply knowledge of lung anatomy, respiratory physiology and current physiotherapy practice guidelines for patients with cancer and progressive disease

Event Description

Joanne Dowds: Lecture:

Revision of functional lung anatomy and respiratory physiology for practising Physiotherapists’

 

Catherine Moffat: Lectures:

1. Introduction to the ‘Breathing, Thinking, Functioning’ model

2. Physiotherapy in the ‘Breathing, Thinking, Functioning’ model.

Practical workshop:

        Physiotherapy within the ‘Breathing, Thinking, Functioning’ model

 

Shauna Malone: Lecture:

Overview on lung cancer (primary and metastatic), developments in lung cancer treatment and research..

 

Equipment workshop:

Practical workshop with demonstration and information regarding equipment used in Respiratory Physiotherapy in Oncology and Palliative care, including mechanical insufflator-exsufflator (‘Cough-assist’), heated humidification (‘Airvo’), supplementary Oxygen-provision, and, non-invasive ventilation.

Presenter Profile

Joanne Dowds is a Physiotherapist graduated from Trinity College Dublin. She specialises in Respiratory Care particularly ICU and Surgical areas. She has a MSc in Exercise Physiology and has taught extensively in undergraduate and post graduate physiotherapy programs in Ireland and aboard. She has multiple conference presentations and peer reviewed publications.

 

Catherine Moffat is a Respiratory Specialist Physiotherapist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, currently working in the Breathlessness Intervention Service (BIS), having previously led the inpatient Medical Physiotherapy Team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.  Catherine has an interest in dysfunctional breathing. She has a diploma in the Buteyko Breathing Technique for asthma and currently teaches on the Buteyko Breathing Association teacher training course. She has multiple conference presentations and peer reviewed publications. The ‘Breathing, Thinking, Functioning’ model was developed by BIS to help guide assessment and symptom management of breathlessness in chronic disease.

 

Shauna Maloneis an Irish Cancer Society Research Scholar investigating the effects of exercise and fitness on individuals scheduled for lung cancer surgery in DCU.  Her expertise is in chronic illness rehabilitation, including oncology and cardiovascular rehabilitation.  Shauna’s research is investigating if exercise might play a role in improving survival, quality of life and fitness in individuals scheduled for lung cancer surgery.  

Cost to Attend

CPOPC Members  Early Bird before 28th February 2019 €40, on or after 1st March €45

ISPC Members  Early Bird before 28th February 2019 €50, on or after 1st March €55

Non ISCP Members  Early Bird Before 28th February 2019 €80, on or after 1st March €90

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