Improve your knowledge and awareness of common respiratory conditions, improving efficiency in practice and quality of life for sufferers.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common, preventable and treatable disease. COPD symptoms include dyspnoea, decreased functional ability and exacerbations, which are particularly debilitating for sufferers (BLF, 2006). COPD results in high numbers of emergency hospital admissions, yet many of these can be avoided though improved disease management (Tian et al, 2012).
Asthma is a common respiratory condition that results in variable airflow obstruction. Associated symptoms are wheeze, breathlessness, chest tightness and cough.
The prevalence of asthma in the UK is one of the highest in the world. You’ll improve your knowledge and awareness of asthma management, including an overview/update of the latest inhalers available and this will improve efficiency and quality of life for sufferers.
A review of respiratory assessment based on ‘red flags’ identification and management. We’ll cover trauma, infectious diseases, asthma, allergies/anaphylaxis and basic management of the airway.
You’ll benefit from this course as a nurse or other health professional seeing respiratory patients on a regular basis.
7, 8 and 9 March 2018, 9am-4pm
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
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