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Respiratory Essentials for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

OVERVIEW

 

Aimed specifically at health care assistants and support workers (HCAs/HCSWs) working with patients who have a respiratory condition in the Primary Care setting.

The course will develop knowledge and skills and will appeal to those who want to enhance the quality of care delivered by the wider team.

"Well presented and extremely interesting - instructor very knowledgable!"

"Tutor absolutely fab!" "Very informative and easy to follow!"

Past course delegates

CONTENT

 

Anatomy and physiology of the the lungs and respiration

Factors affecting normal lung function

Common respiratory conditions and their terminology

Identifying common signs and symptoms associated with respiratory conditions

Conditions that may be associated with breathlessness

What is an exacerbation of a condition

Spirometry - What is it and why is it performed?

Routine investigations and blood testing

Drugs used to treat respiratory conditions

Inhaler delivery systems

Management of asthma and COPD

The effects of a respiratory condition on the patient, their family and carer

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

 

Develop essential knowledge and appropriate skills in the quality treatment and management of the patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma.

ATTENDED BY

  • Healthcare Assistants

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
29/08/2024
£ 170.00
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