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Chronic and Acute Care Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWSVS-20-3

Level

3

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission Date: 20th May 2020.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 26 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 04 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 11 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 18 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 25 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 01 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Summative Assessment
Assignment on effectiveness of treatment:
Writing an essay demonstrating knowledge and understanding of a specific area of treatment/intervention to a person living with COPD (3,000 words).

The essay should include the pathophysiology of COPD and how effective the treatment/intervention is in order to meet the person's healthcare needs. Your essay should clearly demonstrate understanding of the role of the practitioners in enhancing future practice.

Essay submission date is 12 February 2020.

At level 3, you are expected to critically analyse, evaluate and synthesise the treatment/intervention. This should include some appreciation of how evidence based practice influences the delivery and management of COPD services.

At Masters level you are expected to critically evaluate, synthesise and provide independent perspectives regarding the delivery of treatment/intervention and management. This should include a critical exploration of literature and debate the wider socio-political implications of COPD.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

 

Content

Introduction to COPD

  • Introduction to respiratory anatomy and physiology
  • Pathophysiology of COPD
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical guidelines

Assessing, diagnosing and monitoring COPD

  • *Respiratory physical examination and history taking
  • Arterial blood gas analysis
  • *Diagnosing COPD

*The Diagnosing COPD and Physical Examination and History Taking sessions are brief overviews of these processes and do not provide accredited skills or assure competency in practice on completion of this module (i.e. spirometry and lung function tests).

If you would like to do an accredited course, please consider one of the following courses through the Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology.

For the physical examination and history taking course, UWE Bristol runs a Physical Assessment and Clinical Reasoning module.

Management of COPD part I

  • Pharmacological treatment for COPD
  • Respiratory failure and ventilation methods
  • Oxygen therapy

Management of COPD part II

  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Optimising nutrition
  • End of life care

Long term management

  • Self-management and personalised care planning
  • Integrated care pathways and care transition
  • Admission avoidance

Entry Requirements

You must be a registered practitioner who works with people with COPD in the community and in hospital.

Introduction

On successful completion of the Level 3 module (UZWSVS-20-3), you will be able to:

  • Apply detailed knowledge and understanding of the physiology and patho-physiology of COPD.
  • Examine the assessment, care and management of complications and therapies for COPD, in relation to psychological, physiological and social aspects of COPD.
  • Critically explore and debate ethico-legal issues which impact on COPD and promote the value of evidence based practice in an acute and/or primary care setting.
  • Evaluate the role of the multidisciplinary team within the COPD setting within primary and/or acute care settings.
  • Explore the context of leadership in relation to service improvement in COPD.
  • Critically analyse how evidence based practice influences the diagnosis, treatment and impact of COPD on service users, carers and their families.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of pharmacological and nutritional needs in the management of COPD.
  • Critically examine the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of exacerbations of COPD, in both primary and secondary care.

And at Masters level (UZWSVT-20-M):

  • Apply detailed knowledge and understanding of the physiology and patho-physiology of COPD.
  • Critically examine the assessment, care, and management of complications  and therapies for COPD, in relation to psychological, physiological and social aspects of COPD.
  • Critically explore and debate ethico-legal issues which impact on COPD, and promote the value of evidence based practice in an acute and/or primary care setting.
  • Present an in-depth exploration of leadership in relation to service improvement in COPD.
  • Critically analyse how evidence based practice influences the diagnosis, treatment and impact of COPD on service users, carers and their families.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of pharmacological and nutritional needs in the management of COPD.
  • Critically examine the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of exacerbations of COPD, in both primary and secondary care.

Learning and Teaching

Scheduled learning includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, reflection on practice, practical classes and workshops.

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading especially activities online, case study preparation and presentation, assignment preparation and completion.

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit, level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWSVT-20-M

Level

M

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission Date: 20th May 2020.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 26 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 04 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 11 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 18 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 25 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 01 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Summative Assessment
Assignment on effectiveness of treatment:
Writing an essay demonstrating knowledge and understanding of a specific area of treatment/intervention to a person living with COPD (3,000 words).

The essay should include the pathophysiology of COPD and how effective the treatment/intervention is in order to meet the person's healthcare needs. Your essay should clearly demonstrate understanding of the role of the practitioners in enhancing future practice.

Essay submission date is 12 February 2020.

At level 3, you are expected to critically analyse, evaluate and synthesise the treatment/intervention. This should include some appreciation of how evidence based practice influences the delivery and management of COPD services.

At Masters level you are expected to critically evaluate, synthesise and provide independent perspectives regarding the delivery of treatment/intervention and management. This should include a critical exploration of literature and debate the wider socio-political implications of COPD.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

 

Content

Introduction to COPD

  • Introduction to respiratory anatomy and physiology
  • Pathophysiology of COPD
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical guidelines

Assessing, diagnosing and monitoring COPD

  • *Respiratory physical examination and history taking
  • Arterial blood gas analysis
  • *Diagnosing COPD

*The Diagnosing COPD and Physical Examination and History Taking sessions are brief overviews of these processes and do not provide accredited skills or assure competency in practice on completion of this module (i.e. spirometry and lung function tests).

If you would like to do an accredited course, please consider one of the following courses through the Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology.

For the physical examination and history taking course, UWE Bristol runs a Physical Assessment and Clinical Reasoning module.

Management of COPD part I

  • Pharmacological treatment for COPD
  • Respiratory failure and ventilation methods
  • Oxygen therapy

Management of COPD part II

  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Optimising nutrition
  • End of life care

Long term management

  • Self-management and personalised care planning
  • Integrated care pathways and care transition
  • Admission avoidance

Entry Requirements

You must be a registered practitioner who works with people with COPD in the community and in hospital.

Introduction

On successful completion of the Level 3 module (UZWSVS-20-3), you will be able to:

  • Apply detailed knowledge and understanding of the physiology and patho-physiology of COPD.
  • Examine the assessment, care and management of complications and therapies for COPD, in relation to psychological, physiological and social aspects of COPD.
  • Critically explore and debate ethico-legal issues which impact on COPD and promote the value of evidence based practice in an acute and/or primary care setting.
  • Evaluate the role of the multidisciplinary team within the COPD setting within primary and/or acute care settings.
  • Explore the context of leadership in relation to service improvement in COPD.
  • Critically analyse how evidence based practice influences the diagnosis, treatment and impact of COPD on service users, carers and their families.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of pharmacological and nutritional needs in the management of COPD.
  • Critically examine the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of exacerbations of COPD, in both primary and secondary care.

And at Masters level (UZWSVT-20-M):

  • Apply detailed knowledge and understanding of the physiology and patho-physiology of COPD.
  • Critically examine the assessment, care, and management of complications  and therapies for COPD, in relation to psychological, physiological and social aspects of COPD.
  • Critically explore and debate ethico-legal issues which impact on COPD, and promote the value of evidence based practice in an acute and/or primary care setting.
  • Present an in-depth exploration of leadership in relation to service improvement in COPD.
  • Critically analyse how evidence based practice influences the diagnosis, treatment and impact of COPD on service users, carers and their families.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of pharmacological and nutritional needs in the management of COPD.
  • Critically examine the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of exacerbations of COPD, in both primary and secondary care.

Learning and Teaching

Scheduled learning includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, reflection on practice, practical classes and workshops.

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading especially activities online, case study preparation and presentation, assignment preparation and completion.

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit, level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses