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The Diagnosis and Management of COPD in Primary Care

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



A day designed for health care professionals who are working in primary care, providing services for patients with COPD. This day provides an overview of COPD, assessment and management of stable COPD and exacerbations. It includes case study workshops and development of individual action plans for all delegates.

"Excellent trainer, very clear and answered every question well."

"Very clear presentation and rock solid knowledge."

"A unique course from competent peaple."

"Great course, thoroughly recommend. Has given me confidence to approach COPD reviews with more ease"

Past course delegates



What is COPD?

Diagnosis and Assessment Including spirometry

Treatment Options for Stable COPD

Management of Acute Exacerbations

Case Study Workshop

Development of Action Plans



  • Understand the pathophysiological changes that occur in COPD and the associated symptoms
  • Understand the importance of holistic assessment of a patient with COPD
  • Awareness of the different treatment options for patients with COPD
  • Understand the evidence based clinical guidelines for assessment and management
  • Formation of an individual action plan for improving primary care management of COPD


  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Physiotherapists
  • Junior Doctors

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