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Understanding Common Respiratory Diseases City Health

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Course overview

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

  • Pathophysiology of Asthma and COPD
  • Respiratory Pharmacology
  • Spirometry and Peak flow

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

  • Pathophysiology of Asthma and COPD
  • Respiratory Pharmacology
  • Spirometry and Peak flow

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Applicants but be Adult or Mental Health practitioners.

English requirements

Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Assessment

Assessment

Lectures and group work in a laboratory practical.

Recommended reading

Recommended reading

Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology chapters in standard texts – this would be helpful prior to attending the day.

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