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What’s new in the GINA guidelines and practical tips for CREs

Wednesday, June 5th at 6:30 pm (CST/SK)

The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)  strategy for asthma management and prevention incorporates new scientific information about asthma based on a review of recent scientific literature by an international panel of experts on the GINA Science Committee. Enhance your role as an educator with practical learning as we dive into what’s new in the GINA guidelines with our key opinion leader, Dr. Rita Wittmann, Department of Internal Medicine and Respirology at Langley Memorial Hospital. 

About our presenter:

Dr. Wittmann began her career in healthcare as a registered nurse, working in critical care and maternity care. She obtained her BScN at the University of Victoria before entering medical school at UBC. She graduated there in 1993, and then went on to complete a rotating internship, residency in internal medicine, and fellowship in Respirology at UBC. She has been in practice at Langley Memorial Hospital since 1999 and until January 2019 was on call for Internal Medicine and Critical Care. She continues to work full-time as a community Respirologist and is the Medical Director for the Home Oxygen Program in the Fraser Health Authority, as well as the Medical Director for the PFT lab at Langley Memorial Hospital. Her full-time office practice is focused on community respirology. Her interests outside of medicine include gardening and cycling to assist in fund raising for the BC Lung Foundation.

This RESPTREC webinar is sponsored by AstraZeneca.