Managing Respiratory Conditions in Primary Care - 40 Credit Points

Module Content

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:

Target Group

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.

Credit Rating

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 or (01792) 518556

Module Dates

SHG328 Dates: 23rd, 30th April 2020

                                14th, 21st, 28th May 2020


SHG3110 Dates: 23rd, 30th April 2020

                                7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2020

                                4th, 11th June 2020


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Closing date for applications: 9th April 2020