Description

This one-day course will develop your skills and knowledge in effectively managing children and young people with asthma, including diagnosis and monitoring.Date: 31 January 2019 – 31 January 2019Time: 08.40 – 17.00Location RCPCH5-11 Theobalds RoadLondonWC1X 8SHUnited KingdomSpaces availableRCPCH Member – £190RCPCH Member – Trainee- £150AHPs, SAS Doctors, and Nurses- £150Non-Member- £250If you wish to pay by invoice please contact events@rcpch.ac.uk. Book nowI would recommend this course – it covered multiple aspects of asthma management, [gave a] concise update in recent developments/guidelines, and provided a good opportunity for debate around management options.Delegate from previous courseOverviewDuring this course you will learn about the key components of asthma management.The course covers: the diagnosis of asthma, management of acute asthma, preschool wheeze, the road to biologics, dysfunctional breathing, as well as, the national asthma audit. You will also have the opportunity to participate in interactive and practical workshops exploring asthma monitoring, discharge planning and adherence. Learning outcomes By the end of this course, you will be able to:discuss the key components in the management of asthma including diagnosis and monitoringdescribe the importance of adherence to asthma treatments and outline how to address this issueidentify risk factors for asthma attacks and apply recent evidence to manage attacks effectivelyidentify patients with problematic asthma and explain the role of the specialist team in their evaluationfeel more confident in acting as an Asthma Champion within hospital or community.AudienceThis course is suitable for trainees, SAS doctors, consultants, senior therapists and nurse specialists (tier three).