Today,19 April 2021, a new video-based Pulmonary Rehabilitation Education support programme is now freely accessible on hse.ie
The multi-disciplinary programme was produced by the NCP Respiratory and consists of 14 videos that cover a range of topics including an introduction from the Consultant and a service user experience as well as breathing exercises, oxygen therapy, nutrition and psychological supports for people to promoting Self-Management and coping skills for people living with a major chronic disease.
Presented by 12 different health care professionals who have experience in Pulmonary Rehabilitation and using evidence-based techniques, the resources will help to provide education and support to patients as part of Pulmonary Rehabilitation services s delivered throughout the country. Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programmes provides exercise and education to adults living with long-term lung conditions.
Research shows that completing a course of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and learning to self-manage a lung condition may help to shorten time spent in hospital or even prevent a hospital stay.
This video programme enables people to access the full suite of advice and education. In addition, patients can watch the videos online, any time they wish, as a reminder of what they learned.
Introduction to pulmonary rehabilitation
Service User Experience
Planning for your future health
The Role of the Speech and language Therapist in Pulmonary rehabilitation
Managing your medications
Tips for Quitting Smoking
Medical Social Worker
Breathlessness & Airway clearance techniques
Minding your mental health
The following videos demonstrate how pulmonary rehabilitation can benefit patients with COPD.