Pharmacy Respiratory Clinics

April 11, 2018

If you have COPD or asthma, a visit with a Co-op pharmacist is going to make your life better. Why are we so sure? Because it’s what we do every day. Our Certified Respiratory Educators help people with COPD and asthma manage their conditions to increase their independence. 

Our Respiratory Clinics in April and May will give you an opportunity to engage with one of our Certified Respiratory Educators. If you have asthma or COPD, come in for an assessment and a refresher on things you can do to reduce the impact of your condition on your life.

Discover How to Improve Your Life 
Are you doing everything you can to reduce the impact of COPD or asthma on your life? We can show you. Often it doesn’t take much. For some it is a refresher on how to use their inhaler. For others, useful tips on how to avoid breathlessness. And everyone benefits by be able to recognize their triggers. You’ll get a lot of helpful, insightful advice in your assessment at one of our Respiratory Clinics:

Brentwood Pharmacy: April 23
Oakridge Pharmacy:  April 23 and 24
Deer Valley Pharmacy: April 24 and 27
Crowfoot Pharmacy: April 24 and 27
Beddington Pharmacy: April 25 and 26
Hamptons Pharmacy: April 26
Shawnessy Pharmacy: May 2
Forest Lawn Pharmacy: May 3

How We Can Help with COPD
If you have COPD, you know the impact breathlessness can have on day-to-day living. An assessment at one of our clinics will provide a lot of useful insights on how to control your COPD:

  • Determine if you have the right inhaler and medication
  • Review inhaler technique so you are getting the most out of your medication
  • Identify triggers and provide guidance on how to tweak your meds based on your triggers
  • Provide useful tips to manage breathlessness
  • The latest updates on COPD
  • Assistance with quitting smoking

How We Can Help with Asthma
You would be surprised to find out how many people are not using their inhalers correctly. And this is just one of the many useful topics we’ll cover in an assessment at one of our Respiratory Clinics:

  • Uncover the triggers for your asthma 
  • Review your medication to ensure it is effective
  • Review your inhaler technique so you are getting the most out of your medication
  • Provide guidance on how to tweak your meds based on your triggers
  • Provide an asthma diary to track your progress
  • The latest updates on asthma

Reduce Your Symptoms in Everyday Life
When you are managing life with COPD or asthma, often you develop a routine of care. Well, sometimes that routine is missing vital elements of care that can have a positive impact on your life. A few minutes with a Certified Respiratory Educator at one of our clinics and you’ll either confirm you are doing all you can, or discover some things that could make a real difference. Either way, it’s worth a visit.

We look forward to seeing you at the clinic nearest you.

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