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Welcome to our LungFIT podcast episode guide!

Keep up-to-date with LungFIT by finding all the episodes right here!

 

 

 

 

  1.  Introduction to the Podcast (June 1, 2020): On this episode, I introduce the show and tell you a bit about myself and my interest in pulmonary rehabilitation. I also talk a bit about some of the topics you can expect in upcoming episodes.
  2. Journal Club  – Osadnik(June 1, 2020): On this episode, I review a paper by Osadnik and co-authors.
  3. Building Your Referral Base (July 8, 2020): On this episode, I talk about different strategies to increase the referrals to your pulmonary rehabilitation program.
  4. Quality Indicators – Part 1 (July 29 2020): On this episode, I talk about the quality indicators for a pulmonary rehabilitation program.
  5. Quality Indicators – Part 2 (August 19, 2020): On this episode, I continue the discussion about quality indicators for pulmonary rehabilitation programs.  This episode focuses on indicators related to exercise.
  6. Quality Indicators – Part 3 (September 9, 2020): On this episode, I continue to discuss quality indicators for pulmonary rehabilitation. This episode focuses on indicators related to monitoring, education, outcomes measures, and home exercise programs.
  7. Some Questions Related to Pulmonary Rehabilitation & COVID-19(September 30, 2020): On this episode, I talk about COVID-19 and pulmonary rehabilitation, including questions that health care professionals should ask themselves when they consider admitting patients who have had COVID-19 and ongoing symptoms.
  8. Journal Club – Moreno (October 21, 2020): In this episode I discuss a paper published in 2019 in the Journal of Physiotherapy, entitled “Physiotherapist advice to older inpatients about the importance of staying physically active during hospitalisation reduces sedentary time, increases daily steps and preserves mobility: a randomised trial”. The first author of the paper is Nayara Alexia Moreno from the University of Sao Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil.
  9. Starting a Journal Club for Your Pulmonary Rehab Team (November 11, 2020): In this episode, I discuss how, and why, to start a journal club for your pulmonary rehabilitation team.
  10. A Brief History of Pulmonary Rehabilitation (December 2, 2020): In this episode, I provide a brief overview of the history of pulmonary rehabilitation.
  11. PROs & PROMs – What are they?  The Dyspnea Example (December 23, 2020): In this episode, I talk about Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROS) and Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS), using the symptom of dyspnea as my example.
  12. Thinking About PREMs & the Patient Experience of Pulmonary Rehabilitation (January 13, 2021): In this episode, I discuss Patient-Reported Experience Measures, or PREMs. This is a continuation of the previous episode, in which I talk about Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) and Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs).
  13. Learning on the Job: Creating a Plan For Your Professional Development in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: (February 3, 2021): In this episode, I talk about planning your professional development.
  14. Journal Club: McNaughton (February 24, 2021): In this episode I discuss a paper published in 2017 in BMJ Open, entitled “Sing Your Lungs Out—a community singing group for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a 1-year pilot study”.
  15. Who’s Missing From Pulmonary Rehabilitation (March 17, 2021):  In this talk, I discuss concepts related to who is missing from pulmonary rehabilitation.
  16. A Deep Dive Into the Six Minute Walk Test (April 7, 2021): On today’s episode, I want to talk about a clinical measure that is widely used, and to some extent, abused, in pulmonary rehabilitation. I’m talking about the every-familiar six minute walk test and the measure it provides, the six minute walk distance.
  17. Journal Club: Garcia-Aymerich (April 28, 2021): In this episode, I talk about a paper published this year in Thorax entitled: “Validity and responsiveness of the Daily- and Clinical visit-PROactive Physical Activity in COPD (D-PPAC and C-PPAC) instruments” with Dr. Judith Garcia-Aymerich as the first author.

 

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