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Asthma - History and Examination course for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
NHS Health Education England

This is the first of two sessions on childhood asthma. It covers the non-acute clinical presentation of asthma, history taking and clinical examination. The second session covers investigation, assessment of acute presentation and considers the differential diagnosis. These sessions do not include treatment of asthma.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognise the clinical presentation of paediatric asthma
  • Explain the detailed history required to make a diagnosis
  • Describe the examination of a child who may have asthma

Asthma is a condition characterised by inflammation and reversible airways obstruction, which causes dry cough and episodic wheeze. It is primarily an atopic condition.

 


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Instructors / Speakers
Sarah Denniston,
Paediatric Consultant

Sarah Denniston is a paediatric consultant at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust in Birmingham. She trained in Cambridge and the West Midlands.

She has a special interest in respiratory paediatrics, especially cystic fibrosis. In addition to her clinical roles she is local RCPCH College Tutor, lead for PAU, and teaches EPLS.

Delivery
Title
Asthma - History and Examination course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Asthma and or COPD, Child and family health, Children and young peoples health, Maternal-child, Paediatric, Paediatric and Neonatal Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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