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Acute Wheeze in Children course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS Health Education England

This session dicusses the diagnosis, assessment and management of children that present with acute wheeze.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • identify acute wheeze and differentiate from other respiratory noises
  • differentiate between features of bronchiolitis, viral wheeze and inhaled foreign body
  • describe how to assess a child presenting with wheeze
  • discuss how to monitor and/or manage these conditions appropriately in the community
  • recognise when referral to hospital is necessary.

Wheeze in children is a common presentation in general practice with about 50% of children having at least one episode of wheeze in the first year of life and is associated with a variety of diagnoses, ranging from self-limiting viral infections to life threatening asthma.

Instructors / Speakers
Dr Khyati Bakhai,
GP Partner, Tower Hamlets CCG Governing body member

Dr Bakhai graduated from University College London and completed her vocational training at Guys and St Thomas’ Vocational Training Scheme.

Her qualifications include nMRCGP, MRCP, a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health. She completed a Darzi Fellowship with Leeds University Business School. Khyati sits on the Governing body of Tower Hamlets CCG and is a director at Greenlight@GP supporting education and training for practice-based pharmacists.

She is a GP Partner at Bromley by Bow Health Partnership in Tower Hamlets, which was awarded the BMJ ‘Primary care team of the year award 2019’. She has a special interest in education and training. Khyati is the co-founder of an innovative health education delivery projects co-produced with parents of children aged 0-5 (‘DIY Health’); Khyati has authored several e-learning modules and e- knowledge updates for the RCGP. Her most challenging role remains being a mother to two lovely girls who teach her new things every day.

Acute Wheeze in Children course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Children and young peoples health
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
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