Aimed specifically at health care support workers (HCSW / HCAs) working with patients who have a respiratory condition.
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.
- Anatomy and physiology
This course combines asthma and COPD training into a single respiratory disease training course. The six month module focuses upon the assessment and management of clients with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
It is recommended that those who perform spirometry should complete the ARTP/BTS full certificate in spirometry or the ARTP/BTS foundation certificate in spirometry. Our Spirometry course will prepare you for these certificates.
This module is designed for experienced primary health care assistants who wish to expand their role and gain new knowledge and skills in recognition and management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the primary care environment.