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A number of funding arrangements are available for this module in 21/22 and you should contact your CWD lead for information and approval before accepting your place as you may be liable for fees. Students wishing to apply from outside our region should contact the email below.

To apply please make a note of the module start month, click on book now and choose the application for the correct starting month. Once your application is complete we will contact you in order to confirm whether or not you have been allocated a place.

In order to assist you in completing your application we have attached guidance notes. Please refer to these while completing your application. The deadline for you to submit an application for this module is 10 working days prior to the start date shown below.

**PLEASE NOTE – the Continuous Workforce Development (CWD) policy we have with Health Education England and the NHS Trusts states that you must have authorisation from your CWD Lead before applying for the module. A list of CWD Leads can be found here.  

BEFORE YOU CLICK “Book Now” to apply - please ensure you have confirmed your authorisation to attend the module with your CWD Lead as you will be asked to enter their name and email address as a reference on your application.

If you do not provide details of your CWD Lead with your application this will delay the progress of your application and your place on the module may be at risk. Instructions on how to add the details of your CWD as a reference are found within the guidance notes below **

GUIDANCE NOTES

 

 

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

Designed for practitioners who work with patients suffering from respiratory disease, this module will give you the opportunity to explore a wide range of respiratory disorders and examine contemporary evidence of the management of these disorders. By completing this module, you will develop an increased understanding of the needs of patients with respiratory disorders and learn how to apply that knowledge to practice. You will also develop an increased knowledge of the patho-physiology of various respiratory disorders and become familiar with current treatment and research findings.

Aims of Module

  • Develop an increased understanding of the needs of patients with respiratory disorders and how to apply that knowledge to practice
  • Develop increased knowledge of the patho-physiology of various respiratory disorders
  • Be familiar with current treatment options available and appropriate research findings
  • Provide enhanced care to patients and carers through the utilisation of knowledge and provision of information

Syllabus Outline

  • Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system
  • Respiratory assessment
  • Lung investigations
  • Blood gas analysis
  • Pathophysiology of various common respiratory conditions and contemporary management
  • Non-invasive respiratory support including CPAP and BIPAP
  • Contemporary treatment options
  • Transplant Assessment
  • Smoking Cessation/health promotion

Teaching Dates:

Monday 1st February 2022 (start date)

Monday 8th February 2022

Monday 15th February 2022

Monday 22nd February 2022

Monday 1st March 2022

Monday 8th March 2022

Course Information

Award Type Level 6

Delivery Method Online

Mode of Study
Part Time

Start 1st February 2022

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

Designed for practitioners who work with patients suffering from respiratory disease, this module will give you the opportunity to explore a wide range of respiratory disorders and examine contemporary evidence of the management of these disorders. By completing this module, you will develop an increased understanding of the needs of patients with respiratory disorders and learn how to apply that knowledge to practice. You will also develop an increased knowledge of the patho-physiology of various respiratory disorders and become familiar with current treatment and research findings.

Evidence of diploma level study.

Knowledge & Understanding:

1. On completion of the module, you will be expected to understand the principle structures of the respiratory system and their physiological function.

2. On completion of the module, you will critically explore the complex pathophysiology underpinning acute and chronic respiratory disorders.

3. On completion of the module, you will critically examine the management of patients with respiratory disorders. 

Intellectual / Professional Skills & Abilities:

4. On completion of the module, you will critically analyse the contemporary evidence underpinning the care delivery and management of respiratory disorders.

Personal Values Attributes (Global / Cultural awareness, Ethics, Curiosity) (PVA)

5. You will appreciate the key attributes of complex respiratory issues and apply theory to practice settings.

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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