The Lung Environment

The South Island Respiratory Educators’ Forum (SIREF) is an annual educational event for nurses and allied health professionals with an interest in respiratory health.

Presentations/topics include:

Environmental Scientist, COPD Education on the Marae, Breathing Pattern Disorder, Lung Transplant, Respiratory Research update and much more.


Thursday 15th February 2018—full day
• An outsider view of Respiratory Nursing
• Environmental Scientist perspective
• Rehua Marae-Our Story: An adapted rehabilitation programme
• Breathing Pattern Disorder
• Lung Transplant — The Clinical & the Patient perspective
• Respiratory project updates
• Additional speakers to be confirmed
• Poster presentations and award
• Antipasto Hour — networking function (included in cost of registration)

Friday 16th February 2018
• Research update—Dr Lutz Beckert
• Dr Mike Epton
• Child & Adolescent Asthma Guidelines 

Finish 1.30pm (following lunch at 12.30pm)

Location: The George, 50 Park Terrace, Christchurch

Dates: Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February 2018

For further information or to register your interest contact:

Teresa Chalecki
Nurse Manager, CanBreathe
Phone: (03) 386-0278
Fax: (03) 386-0657
Postal address: P O Box 13-091, Christchurch 8141

Siref Flyer 2018
Siref 2018 Registration Form

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