Lungs in Action Practical
Lungs in Action is a safe and enjoyable community-based exercise program for people living with a chronic lung disease to maintain the benefits achieved through pulmonary rehabilitation. It is also suitable for people with heart failure who often experience similar symptoms such as breathlessness, to those with chronic lung conditions.
In order to become a Lungs in Action Instructor exercise professionals must complete the ‘Lungs in Action Full Instructor Training Package’ comprised of the Lungs in Action Online Theory and Lungs in Action Practical course.
The Lungs in Action Practical is a unique training opportunity for exercise professionals interested in increasing their knowledge or professional development by learning the skills to provide safe exercise maintenance classes for those living with a chronic lung condition.
Further information about the Lungs in Action Practical Course can be found here: https://lungfoundation.com.au/events/lungs-in-action-practical-training/
Presented by Lung Foundation Australia
The content for this course was developed under the guidance of experienced clinicians in the nominated fields from across the country. There are over 30 health professionals including but not limited to Cardiologists, Respiratory Physicians, Respiratory Physiotherapists, Clinical Nurse Consultants and Exercise Physiologists who have formed Expert Advisory Panels and Clinical Steering committees for this training. This group of people continue to be involved in the ongoing maintenance and updating of the training.
The Lungs in Action Practical Training requires the support of the local pulmonary and heart failure rehabilitation programs, and the identification of eligible mentor/s to oversee the assessments. Further information on the mentoring process can be found here: https://lungfoundation.com.au/health-professionals/clinical-information/lungs-in-action/
The schedule of the practical components of this course is dependent upon the schedule of the rehabilitation programs and mentors. This will be confirmed at enrolment. Please visit https://lungfoundation.com.au/health-professionals/clinical-information/lungs-in-action/
for full details.
The prerequisite of enrolling into this training is to have successfully completed the ‘Lungs in Action Online theory course’, click here for more information: https://lungfoundation.com.au/events/lungs-in-action-theory-online-training/
ESSA CPD Points
$192.50 per person per course
For more information or to enrol, please contact the provider using the below details:
Pulmonary Exercise Program Manager
Lung Foundation Australia
Ph: 1800 654 301
To find out more about completing the Lungs in Action Practical, including eligibility please click here
To read about the Lungs in Action Full Instructor Training program please click here