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Asthma - Investigation, Acute Presentation and Differential Diagnosis course for Nurses

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

This is the second of two sessions covering asthma. It includes investigations and differential diagnosis. It also contains videos of cases showing acute clinical presentation and assessment of severity.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Select the investigations you would need to help with the diagnosis
  • Assess severity of acute asthma
  • Describe the differential diagnosis of asthma

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

 


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete:

  • Asthma - History and Examination (172-31)
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 - Investigation, Acute Presentation and Differential Diagnosis course for Nurses
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
40 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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