PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN UPDATE COURSE FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY COMPLETED INITIAL COPD TRAINING.
A review of COPD including related policies and guidelines and current evidence based diagnostic and treatment pathways.
This update is aimed at those practitioners who wish to update their knowledge and skills and demonstrate their continuing competence.
A review of COPD for GPs and Primary Care Nurses who are regularly seeing respiratory patients and wish to update their knowledge and skills in the management and treatment of COPD patients in general practice.
Latest guidance on diagnosis of COPD
Quality assured spirometry and basics of interpretation
Symptom management: inhaled therapy according to GOLD and NICE
Non-pharmacological management of symptoms
What makes a good COPD review
Assessing the impact of disease and identifying co-morbidities