At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: Six days in the classroom over 6 weeks. Supported by E-Learn.
SCHOOL: School of Community Health and Midwifery
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: Next cohort: January 2021
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content.
3,000 word assignment.
The aim of this module is to build on the student’s existing knowledge of respiratory conditions and dysfunction and provide them with the opportunity to examine Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in greater depth.
Learning Outcomes :
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care and management to meet the specific needs of individuals with Asthma and COPD.
Apply knowledge of anatomy & physiology to the care of individuals with (i) Asthma and (ii) COPD.
Critically analyse your role and that of the multi-disciplinary team in the management of asthma & COPD and demonstrate a working appreciation of collaboration.
Critically examine national initiatives, guidelines and contemporary research and apply this theoretical knowledge to the clinical management of patients.
For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
School of Health
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839