Asthma is a common condition producing a significant workload for general practice, outpatient clinics and inpatient admissions. Effective treatment and support enables patients to manage their condition and helps create tangible benefits for all stakeholders.
Our newly developed asthma management course complies with the recent BTS SIGN "British Guideline on the Management of Asthma" (2012) and is an excellent way of preparing healthcare professionals to deliver effective and appropriate care to asthma patients of all ages.
The programme starts by taking a close look at the respiratory system and discussing the changes that occur in asthma. Using this knowledge, you will be taught how to completely assess and diagnose asthma using structured history taking and appropriate tests.
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The programme is open to registered practitioners. All applications must be approved by your manager or employer.
If you successfully complete this course you will be awarded 20 credit points by the University of York, at Level 5 or Level 6.
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Our Asthma Management course runs once a year in the Spring term.
For more information, contact the SSPRD Administrator in the Student and Academic Support Service on 01904 321321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download a copy of the Asthma Management (PDF , 400kb) leaflet.
To apply please download an Application form for freestanding students (PDF , 298kb).