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Understanding Common Respiratory Diseases City Health

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Course overview

This two day course will improve your knowledge of common respiratory disorders and some understanding of spirometry. It will cover:

  • Normal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathophysiology of common respiratory disorders
  • Spirometry

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the respiratory system
  • Pathophysiology of Asthma, COPD, Tuberculosis and Cystic Fibrosis
  • Respiratory Pharmacology
  • Peak flow and Spirometry

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Applicants but be registered Adult Nurses. The 2 study days follow each other so the 1st needs to be attended before the 2nd study day.

English requirements

Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Assessment

Assessment

Lectures and group work in laboratory practical’s

Recommended reading

Recommended reading

Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology chapters in standard texts.

www.brit-thoracic.org.uk/asthma

www.bnf.org