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Asthma/COPD Training

Asthma/COPD Training

CPD Points 6 | Duration 1 Days | £144.00 per delegate

Course Introduction

Our Asthma and COPD training course will equip delegates with the knowledge needed to provide appropriate and effective treatment and support to patients.

Relevant to healthcare professionals in all sectors of care, our Asthma / COPD course will inform delegates of latest developments and guidelines. It will enable them to assist clients in managing their conditions and, where possible, prevent progression across all stages of the diseases.

The content reflects the priorities for care identified in the NICE (2010) guidelines for the management of COPD in adults.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners

Course Aims

  • Provide continuing professional development in the management of asthma and COPD
  • Be alert to the changing and developing management of these conditions

Course Content

  • An overview of asthma guidelines, national strategies and frameworks
  • History taking
  • Asthma or COPD - wha's the difference?
  • Aetiology and epidemiology of asthma
  • Statistical data
  • Diagnosis and assessment of asthma
  • What is spirometry and why do we measure this?
  • Therapeutic management of asthma
  • New evidence for pharmacological management
  • The management and prevention of asthma and COPD exacerbations in primary care
  • Management of asthma in children
  • Case studies and group work
  • Inhalers and techniques
  • Asthma action planning and patient education-self management strategies
  • An overview of COPD guidelines and national strategies and frameworks
  • Therapeutic management of COPD
  • New evidence for pharmacological management
  • Oxygen therapy correct use and changes in management
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation

Who should attend / would be applicable?

  • HCAs
  • Nurses
  • Practice Nurses
  • District Nurses
  • Community Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Allied Health Professionals
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