Continuing Professional Development (short course)


Enhance and build on prior knowledge, integrating evolving new concepts and evidence surrounding respiratory diagnosis and management of the community-based patient.

Outline content

  • Local and national policy in relation to respiratory health care.
  • Anatomy and pathophysiology of the respiratory system.
  • Diagnosis and management of common respiratory conditions – predominately COPD and Asthma, including principles of quality assured spirometry and interpretation.
  • Pharmacological management.
  • Non-pharmacological management.
  • Vaccination update (3-hour workshop)
Location Length of Time Module Level Module Credits
Cambridge 12 Weeks Levels 6 and 7 30 Credits

Who should attend?

This course is for someone who is a registered health care professional working within general practice or a community setting, including anyone working in integrated care teams or hospital at home, who are looking after patients with chronic respiratory disease.

For example –  a nurse, physio, or any HCP caring for patients in the manner described.

This course is ideally suited to staff with at least a year of post-qualifying work experience in one of the clinical environments described, in order to facilitate theory-to-practice application. If you’re unsure which level you should apply for, please contact the module leader using the details below.

No practice mentor is required for this module.

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Please note that applications will be open very soon – register your interest by emailing and they will be in touch.