This comprehensive RCGP course provides primary care practitioners with an overview of the common respiratory problems seen in primary care. It explores the prevention, presentation, diagnosis, assessment and ongoing management of common respiratory disorders and the promotion of respiratory health.
â€‹The RCGP's Managing Acute Respiratory Tract Infections online course enables you to improve the care you provide to patients presenting with acute ear pain, acute sore throat, sinusitis and acute cough.
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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
The day is aimed at health professionals who are familiar with performing spirometry and develops an understanding of the data and common problems that are encountered.
"Thank-you! This has helped me understand spirometry a lot better than any other asthma/COPD study day! Not confusing!! Explained
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).
A free online educational resource called â€˜the Respiratory Education and Learning (REAL) Respiratory clinicâ€™. It utilises elements of eLearning to create interactive and realistic case studies to assist you in managing your consultations better.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a major public health problem. This free resource aims to increase nursesâ€™ confidence and competence and enhance their understanding of this complex disease.
This free eLearning programme is designed for practitioners in primary care who have some understanding of asthma management. It will take you approximately 45 minutes to complete and will allow you to print off your own certificate of completion.
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.