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Difficulty in Breathing course for Allied Health

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

This sessions covers dyspnoea, its definition, causes and management. The session will then look at some specific conditions and the role of non-invasive ventilation (NIV).

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognise dyspnoea and its causes
  • Detail pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of dyspnoea
  • Specify how to start home oxygen therapy
  • Describe the role of assisted ventilation in children with neuromuscular conditions

This session defines dyspnoea and looks at its possible causes. It then considers the pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of dyspnoea including the use of home oxygen therapy and assisted ventilation.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Laura Roe,
Paediatric Consultant

Laura Roe is a general paediatric consultant with a special interest in oncology and paediatric palliative care working at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

Delivery
Title
Difficulty in Breathing course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Paediatric, Palliative care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
40 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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Modules this course belongs to
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