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Intro to Asthma

December 10, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Second day of fully funded course

Free fully funded course provided by Bucks Training Hub

2+ Days – 5 session Intro to Asthma
Lecturer Information : Paula Matson RGN, RSCN. Respiratory Nurse Specialist, ARTP registered for Spirometry.
Paula’s current role is as a Respiratory Clinical Pathways Specialist for the Long-Term Conditions Team within Buckinghamshire CCG.
Intro to the Asthma Dates – 26 Nov & 10 Dec 2021
Times: 0930-1200 & 1300-1530 and session 5 – Jan 21st 22
ON Microsoft Teams
Places available: Max 12
This day is suitable for: Nurses and other Health Care Professionals as well as experienced HCAs

Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcomes
To help understanding of the physiology of asthma
To understand the process of accurate diagnosis
Develop an understanding of medications for asthma and their differing roles
Knowledge of all inhalers with specific skills in the common types
The importance of regular review and supervised self-management plans
Allows discussion of relevant practice problems and their solutions
Understand the importance of ongoing professional development
DAY One session 1
Anatomy and Physiology –
What is asthma? How is asthma diagnosed?Signs/symptoms/History/tests
11am approx. COFFEE
Medications in common use
Session 2
cont of morning session with session
on peakflow/ FEV1 and inhalers
An overview of the guidelines
Practice tasks between days – Self management plans/own practice reviews
Recall and records
Day Two Session 3
Coffee and registration
Review work done since Day 1-
Asthma Guidelines BTS/SIGN 2016
Good templates to aid review –what to include
Personal Asthma Action Plans
Session 4The Acute Attack and overall management
Day 3 – session 5
9.30-12.00 (break of 15 mins) Your session – Bring something interesting from practice to share or a question that can cause discussion – Everyone to partake then case studies of different ages



December 10, 2021
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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