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Bronchiectasisc course for Medical Doctors

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

This session covers bronchiectasis: definition, aetiology, history and examination findings. At the end there are two short sections discussing cystic fibrosis and primary ciliary dyskinesia (two causes of bronchiectasis). This session does not cover the treatment of bronchiectasis or the full spectrum of investigations that may be needed to investigate a patient with bronchiectasis.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the aetiology of bronchiectasis
  • Define acute and chronic cough
  • Recognise the symptoms suggestive of bronchiectasis
  • Describe the examination of a child who may have bronchiectasis
  • Recognise the pathophysiology and presentation of two particular causes of bronchiectasis: cystic fibrosis and primary ciliary dyskinesia

This session begins by looking at the causes of bronchiectasis. It then considers its presentation and examination.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Maggie Hufton,
ST8 in Paediatrics, West Midlands Deanery

Maggie is an ST8 in paediatrics in the West Midlands Deanery. She is currently working at University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.

Delivery
Title
Bronchiectasisc course for Medical Doctors
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
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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