Respiratory Disease Management

Description

This six-month module aims to further develop practitioners with the necessary knowledge and skills to facilitate the holistic management of patients in primary care who have asthma and/or COPD. It considers the assessment, management and treatment options for both conditions. The impact of respiratory disease on the psychological and quality of life issues of the patient is considered.

On completion the healthcare practitioner will be able to assess and propose pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment tailored to the individual needs of the patient.

What you will learn

Respiratory Disease:

  • Pathophysiology of asthma and COPD
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical presentations
  • Diagnosis and monitoring including lung function

Asthma and COPD Management:

  • Pharmaco-therapeutics
  • Psychological consequences
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Self-management plans
  • Management of asthma and COPD clinics in primary care

Further information

Primary Care Training Centre
Provider:
Primary Care Training Centre
Duration:
-
Price:
POA
Availability:
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Blended
Locations:
Bradford

Contact Information

Primary Care Training Centre

27 Town Lane
West Yorkshire
Bradford
BD10 8NT

Credentials

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