COPD Diploma (Kirklees)

When Feb 01, 2012 12:00 PM to Aug 01, 2012 12:00 PM
Where Kirklees
Contact Name
Contact Phone 01709 369113
Attendees Nurses
Occupational Therapists
Health Care Professionals working with COPD patients
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Broad aim of event:

  • This 6 months distance learning course supplemented by study days
  • Credit points – 30 Level 2 (diploma)
  • Notional Study Time 300 hours
  • Duration: 6 months
  • This course is suitable for Health Care Professionals who are caring for COPD patients.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyse the pathophysiology of COPD and its effects on the respiratory system
  • Examine factors which may increase the risk of developing COPD
  • Analyse the critical issues in history-taking in this field
  • Assess disability and health status in COPD patients and examine their impact
  • Use prescribed diagnostic procedures to assess lung function in COPD patients.

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