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Essentials of COPD

£165.00

This Essentials of COPD programme is designed for practitioners who have recently begun to, or are preparing to, support patients with COPD. This may include newly qualified nursing staff, HCAs and HCSWs, social care staff, or experienced healthcare professionals who have been recently deployed in COPD.

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Study TypeFacilitated online group sessions
DurationTwo, two hour sessions
LevelBasic, essentials
Start DateVarious

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This Essentials of COPD course is aimed at learners who are new to working with COPD patients and would like an overview of the disease, diagnosis, and management. If you are already working with patients with COPD and would like an update, please have a look at our COPD Online Refresher course.

Increase your knowledge and know-how

This Essentials of COPD programme is designed for practitioners who have recently begun to, or are preparing to, support patients with COPD. This may include newly qualified nursing staff, HCAs and HCSWs, social care staff, or experienced healthcare professionals who have been recently deployed in COPD.

Led by a highly qualified frontline clinician, these interactive sessions will enable you to improve your clinical practice by:

  • Discussing and reviewing best practice in COPD
  • Reviewing current guidelines around diagnosing COPD
  • Exploring a range of treatment pathways and how they contribute to a person-centred care approach
  • Reflecting on local practice

This course involves two 2-hour webinars delivered six weeks apart. Following the first session, learners are asked to explore how they will apply their learning in practice and evaluate these outcomes in session 2.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain what COPD is and the population groups it affects
  • Recognise the symptoms of COPD
  • Explain the impact of COPD on an individual’s quality of life
  • Explain the key diagnostic tools used in COPD
  • Explain a range of pharmacological (medicine-based) and non-pharmacological (lifestyle-based) pathways used in COPD
  • Apply your learning to ‘real life’ case studies

Buying for yourself?

Please go ahead and make your purchase.

I have a code to use, what do I do?

When going through the checkout you will be presented with an option to enter a code. You should copy the code you have been sent and then paste it into the field at checkout and it will automatically adjust the value, depending on the value of the code.

eLearning

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Buying for someone else?

You need to purchase an Essentials Workshop Learning Licence which you can then allocate to your learner/s.

I want to book my practice nurse onto this Essentials Workshop – what should I do?

If you are buying for someone else then for your example, you should purchase an Essentials Workshop Learning Licence – you are then issued with a code which you pass to the learner to book themselves onto the next suitable date.

Read more about Learning Licences here: https://www.educationforhealth.org/book-with-us/buying-a-place-for-others/learning-licences/

I need to buy for at least ten people.

We have extra support for purchasers buying learning licences at this volume, including a dedicated Partnership Manager who can help with licence usage reports, learner progress on courses and completion data. This allows you to easily demonstrate a return on your investment. We also have discounts available when bulk buying – talk to the team on nhsteam@educationforhealth.org to find out more.

eLearning

Our website and eLearning work best in Google Chrome, Safari or Microsoft Edge and we advise you use one of these browsers to minimise the risk of errors or screen distortion. Please see our eLearning requirements document if you need further advice.

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