Pulmonary Rehabilitation Training Online (PRT Online)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Training Online (PRT Online) is Lung Foundation Australia’s interactive online training program for health professionals to increase their skills and confidence in the delivery of evidence-based, best practice pulmonary rehabilitation, regardless of where they live in Australia. This training is aimed at but not limited to; exercise physiologists, physiotherapists and nurses.

Developed in consultation with a nationwide clinical advisory panel, this comprehensive user-friendly training program contains case studies and videos, downloadable materials and resources, and interactive quizzes and assessments.

PRT Online takes approximately 5 hours to complete, with users able to work through the training at their own time and pace, due to the functionality to save and book mark progress. Once successfully enrolled all users have 12 months to continue to access the training, download materials, and refresh knowledge where necessary.

The PRT Online training contains modules on the following topics:
- Establishing a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
- The Respiratory System & COPD
- Comprehensive Patient Assessment including:�
- Eligibility, Patient history, physical assessments & Screening tools
- Spirometry
- Assessing Exercise Capacity
- Assessing Quality of Life
- Exercise Training
- Patient Education
- Program Evaluation & Trouble Shooting
Presented by Lung Foundation Australia
The content was developed under the guidance of experienced clinicians in the nominated fields from across the country. There are over 20 health professionals including but not limited to Respiratory Physicians, Respiratory Physiotherapists, Clinical Nurse Consultants and Exercise Physiologists who have formed Expert Advisory Panels and Clinical Steering Committees for this training. The group of people continue to be involved in the ongoing maintenance and updating of this training. 

Course schedule
This course is fully online and can be completed at any time.

Please visit the website for full details here: https://lungfoundation.com.au/events/pulmonary-rehabilitation-online-training/


Contact details
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
Em: enquiries@lungfoundation.com.au

More Information
Further information on this training option can be found by clicking here.