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FUNCTIONAL BREATHING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING - by Patrick McKeown

9:00 AM Tue, July 23, 2019 - 5:00 PM Wed, July 24, 2019

This comprehensive, two-day course provides detailed instruction on how to address breathing pattern disorders in children, teenagers and adults. This course has been specifically created for dentists, myofunctional therapists, dental hygienists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and all healthcare providers. Upon registration, online access to our instructor training portal containing detailed video lectures, presentations and published papers is provided.

LECTURERS:

Patrick McKeown - For the past seventeen years, Patrick McKeown has delivered training in Breathing Re-Education to healthcare professionals and the general public with sleep disordered breathing and breathing pattern disorders. As part of his work, he has collaborated in four clinical trials investigating Breathing Re-education for asthma and rhinitis. A speaker on TED talks, Patrick is the author of eight books including two best sellers for asthma. His latest book titled “The Oxygen Advantage” explores improving sports performance in athletes.

 

Training Program Learning Outcome
  • - Introduction to respiratory physiology
  • - Mouth breathing: physical, mental and emotional consequences
  • - Examining dysfunctional breathing patterns
  • - Practical application of functional breathing exercises
  • - Nuances (contraindications)
  • - Weekly program to teach adults
  • - Mouth breathing in children
  • - Teaching children & teenagers
  • - Weekly program to teach children
  • - Heart rate variability and slow breathing
  • - Breathing re-education in sleep
  • - Phenotypes of sleep apnoea
  • - Breathing & TMJ disorder
  • - Exhaustion, anxiety panic and breathing

On completion of the training program, healthcare professionals will:

  • - Understand the connection between dysfunctional
    breathing and health problems including asthma, anxiety,
    rhinitis, sleep disordered breathing (four phenotypes of
    obstructive sleep apnoea are explored in detail) and
    temporomandibular disorder.
  • - Identify dysfunctional breathing patterns in children and adults.
  • - Teach exercises to decongest the nose and help establish nasal breathing.
  • - Deliver breathing re-education exercises and guidelines to help restore physiologically normal breathing in children, teenagers and adults.

Click here to download the registration form.
 

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MRC Australia - Training Facility
1 Brygon Creek Drive
Upper Coomera, QLD, 4209, AUSTRALIA

Contact MRC Australia Headquarters for information about training:
Freecall: 1800 074 032
Ph: 61 7 5573 5999