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Tobacco Free Champions Webinar - Respiratory Impacts of Smoking

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 12:00 - 13:00
Webinar
About this Event:

Presenter
Chris Haromy, BSc, RRT, CRE, Respiratory Therapist and Certified Respiratory Educator at The Ontario Lung Association

Description
Chris Haromy is a Respiratory Therapist and Certified Respiratory Educator at The Ontario Lung Association.

Early in his career he worked as a staff Respiratory Therapist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. He then switched his focus to patient education, working at the Asthma Society of Canada for seven years. For the last 11 years he has developed and provided patient education programs with The Ontario Lung Association. This webinar will focus on the respiratory impacts of smoking, including examining how smoking impacts lung health across the lifespan. An overview of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) will be presented and a case study will be included to illustrate related pathophysiology. Lastly, Chris will discuss the patient education programs that are available through The Lung Association.

Please join us for this informative hour to further your clinical knowledge of smoking and pulmonary health.

Contact Sara Da Silva with any questions.

Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD
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