Managing Respiratory Conditions in Primary Care - 40 Credit Points
This module will help you develop your knowledge and skills in the care of patients with common respiratory conditions, e.g. asthma and COPD. You will explore how structural changes to the respiratory system result in impaired respiratory function, and how different therapies are used in treatment of respiratory disorders. You will also have the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills in physical assessment of the respiratory system, and in quality-assured spirometry. Throughout the module, you will be encouraged to critically analyse your clinical practice with reference to national guidelines and strategies for the assessment and management of patients with respiratory disease.
ARTP Spirometry Certificate
On completing the module you will be eligible to apply for registration with ARTP for the full certificate in spirometry. There may be an additional cost to cover the ARTP registration fee. Further information about this nationally recognized qualification can be found at: http://www.artp.org.uk/en/spirometry/full-cert-spiro.cfm
This module is aimed at registered health professionals, particularly in primary care, to provide them with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage patients with chronic respiratory conditions.
This is a 40 credit level 6 module. The assessment is a 2000 word case study, a practical assessment and a work-based portfolio in spirometry.
Cost The module fee for 2018-19 is £1365.
Module Code: SHG3110
Venue: St David’s Park Campus, Jobswell Rd Carmarthen,SA31 3HB
For further information about the module and application process please contact Nikki Williams on email@example.com or (01792) 518556