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
Pathophysiology of asthma and COPD
Diagnosis and monitoring including lung function
Asthma and COPD Management:
Management of asthma and COPD clinics in primary care