Adults with chronic pulmonary conditions (especially emphysema and asthma).
Brief Description: A series of classes designed to provide information about pulmonary conditions, it also provides a forum for discussion and questions about common concerns. Topics include breathing medications (what they are and how they work), breathing techniques, panic control, shortness of breath management, proper nutrition, home excersise guidelines, how to perform activities of daily life with less shortness of breath and when to call the doctor for help. Brochures available upon request.
Where Presented: St. Joseph's Healthcare Network Building, 7246 Janus Park Drive, Liverpool, NY (off Taft Road in the North Medical Complex).
When Offered: Bi-annually, as participation dictates. Call to find out when the next class is scheduled.
Number of Sessions: Three weekly class sessions (one per week for three consecutive weeks); two hours each. Offered mid-morning on a Tuesday or Thursday.
How to Register: Call St. Joseph's Outpatient Programs at 315-458-7171
For more information, call St. Joseph’s Outpatient Programs at 315-458-7171