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CPD modules

These eLearning modules can be used to update and expand your understanding of respiratory care, while also meeting your CPD requirements.

The modules use a mix of dynamic case studies and thought-provoking key questions to help you assess your knowledge and confidence as you strive to provide the best care for your patients. To access these modules, you will need to register for a free account. After registering, you’ll be able to:

  • Complete the modules and access your certificate
  • Save your progress in a module and come back later, if you don’t want to complete it in one sitting
  • Revisit your completed modules anytime to refresh your memory and reflect on what you have learned

 


Pulmonary rehabilitation

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Who benefits from referral to pulmonary rehabilitation, and how should it be delivered? This module considers the answers to these questions.

Author: Cogora

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Symptom management

new cpd

Explore tactics for assessing and addressing a patient’s symptoms, from childhood to end-of-life care.

Author: Cogora

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Supported asthma self-management

This module presents cases and questions relating to asthma self-management.

Author: Hilary Pinnock, Luke Daines

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Childhood wheeze

This module presents cases and questions relating to wheezing illness in childhood.

Author: Duncan Keely

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Acute exacerbations of COPD

This module presents cases and questions relating to Acute exacerbations of COPD.

Author: Kevin Gruffydd-Jones

1 CPD point

~30 mins

Spirometry

This key questions module will explore the main principles of performing and interpreting spirometry in primary care.

Author: Judith Lawrence

1.5 CPD points

~40 mins

Smoking cessation

This key questions module will examine the current approaches to smoking cessation.

Author: Darush Attar-Zadeh

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Management of co-morbidities in COPD

This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in managing comorbidities in COPD.

Author: Helen Ward

2 CPD points

~1 hour

Management of co-morbidities in asthma

This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in managing comorbidities in asthma.

Author: Cogora

1.5 CPD points

~45 mins

Supported self-management in COPD

This module will evaluate key aspects in the self-management of COPD by patients.

Author: Steph Wolfe

2 CPD points

~1 hour

Inhaler devices

This key questions module will review the role of inhaler devices in the treatment of respiratory diseases.

Author: Linda Pearce

1 CPD point

~40 mins

The value of tests in respiratory disease

This module will review the use of medical tests in the diagnosis of respiratory diseases.

Author: Cogora

2 CPD points

~50 mins

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The Primary Care Respiratory Academy has been developed and is produced by Cogora, the publisher of Pulse, Nursing in Practice and Healthcare Leader working in partnership with PCRS-UK. All educational content for the website and roadshows has been initiated and produced by PCRS-UK/Cogora.

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The Primary Care Respiratory Academy is funded by Pfizer (on behalf of the Novartis-Pfizer Alliance).