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The Diagnosis and Management of Asthma

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £170.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

A study day designed to provide an overview of the diagnosis and management of asthma in a primary care setting. Of value for nurses who wish to enhance their knowledge and skill utilising evidence based guidelines.

Course Content

Related anatomy and physiology

A closer look at asthma pathophysiology

Clinical assessment and diagnosis

Pharmacology and inhaler delivery systems workshop

Management of asthma

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of healthy lungs
  • Recognise the pathophysiological changes that occur in asthma
  • Understand the importance of detailed clinical history taking and the relevance of accurate pulmonary function testing
  • Knowledge of the various inhaler delivery systems and enable appropriate device choice for individual patients
  • Understand the pharmacological and non pharmacological treatment for patients with asthma
  • Knowledge of current treatment and management guidelines

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