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Asthma Update

Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Course
  • Cambridge (England)
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

Asthma is a very common respiratory condition. The key pathophysiological feature of Asthma is variable airflow obstruction. This commonly causes symptoms such as wheeze, breathlessness, chest tightness and/or cough.

Important information
Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Cambridge
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course

Management
IT
IT Management

Course programme

Asthma is a very common respiratory condition. The key pathophysiological feature of Asthma is variable airflow obstruction. This commonly causes symptoms such as wheeze, breathlessness, chest tightness and/or cough.

Asthma prevalence in the UK is one of the highest in the world; as a result, it frequently presents in both primary and secondary health care settings. Effective Asthma management and successful control is based upon the absence of symptoms.

This workshop will provide you with:

  • Refreshed knowledge of BTS/SIGN Asthma guidelines (2014)
  • A review of successful management
  • Application of Asthma Management Plans and their importance
  • An update regarding available pharmacological treatments (including review of inhaler devices)
  • How to recognise and treat deteriorating asthma
  • Dysfunctional breathing in asthma – Speaker: Respiratory Physiotherapist from the Breathlessness intervention Service, Cambridge

This workshop will help you to:

  • Improve your knowledge and awareness of asthma
  • Improve efficiency – effective management of asthma improves quality of life for sufferers, whilst potentially saving NHS expenditure