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Workshop date: 01/06/2020 09:30 No 1 Lowes Lane Business Park, Lowes Lane (off Walton Road), Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9RBThis Paediatric Asthma workshop is designed for healthcare professionals, including health visitors, school nurses and practice nurses, who care for children suffering from asthma – a condition which currently affects one in every eleven children in the UK, and which is becoming increasingly prevalent.Taught by expert practising clinicians, this workshop has been developed as an introduction to paediatric asthma, particularly in primary care and community settings. It will help you to recognise and manage acute symptoms, to identify poor control of the condition and to decide when the patient should be referred on.Through informal lectures and interactive practical sessions delivered in an informal and supportive environment, you will gain the confidence to effectively manage children with asthma at home, at school and in early years’ settings.You will learn to:Understand the epidemiology and impact of asthmaMake an accurate diagnosisAssess and manage acute episodesApply BTS/SIGN guidelines in managementUse inhaler devicesManage asthma in schoolsOur courses are removed from the website at least two days before the start date, so that students have all necessary information for their studies when they begin. Many of our courses fill quickly and are removed once all places are sold so we advise early booking to avoid disappointmentCourse DetailsAssessment Method: No assessment – informal lectures and interactive sessionsStudy Method: Interactive study dayDuration: One DayAccrediting Institution: Royal College of GPs