Loader
logo
Course Image

Course Description

Asthma & COPD Update: Short Course (Locally delivered) Asthma is a very common disease of childhood and currently affects about 1 in 7 children and its prevalence is increasing. Asthma symptoms can disrupt the lives of children and often causes them to limit activity and lose time from school. COPD is the 5th most common cause of death. It is thought to be under diagnosed by as much as 25%. One of the more alarming statistics is that there are estimated to be as many as 2.5 million people who have this chronic disease and don't know it. Aim of short course This new one day practical Asthma and COPD Update is designed to provide health professionals with a comprehensive overview of the management of both areas and new information around guidance, management and treatments. The day is suitable for all health professionals working with respiratory patients and who have a vital role to play in implementing the new BTSSIGN evidence based guideline for asthma. Short course programme Update on devices, drugs and treatment approaches BTSSIGN update on diagnosis Case studies Concordance, compliance and self-management Case study and acute asthma management COPD update pharmacological management Non-pharmacological management Case studies Palliative care Duration and format One training day with informal lectures and interactive practical sessions.

Asthma & COPD Update: Short Course (Locally delivered) Asthma is a very common disease of childhood and currently affects about 1 in 7 children and its prevalence is increasing. Asthma symptoms can disrupt the lives of children and often causes them to limit activity and lose time from school. COPD is the 5th most common cause of death. It is thought to be under diagnosed by as much as 25%. One...

Read More

Related Courses