Progressing Paediatrics: Working Together to Improve the Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Asthma in Children and Young People

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25 January 2018
9.00am - 5.00pm
RCPCH, London
Spaces available

The RCPCH and Asthma UK have worked together to develop this educational programme to explore how healthcare professionals can work together to improve the diagnosis, treatment and management of children and young people with asthma. The importance of the management of this condition has been recently highlighted in the NRAD report and Why Children Die report.

Workshops will explore tools and techniques which healthcare professionals can use in practice. Lectures and debates will explore diagnosis, treatment options and asthma management, as well as establishing and utilising Children’s Asthma networks and championing change locally.

Fees
RCPCH members - Consultants - £190
RCPCH members - Trainees - £145
Non-RCPCH members - £220
SAS doctors, AHPs or Nurses - £145
 
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Objectives & learning outcomes

By the end of the course, delegates will:

  • Understand the key components in the management of asthma including diagnosis and monitoring
  • Understand the role of the asthma action plan in the management of asthma in children and young people
  • Understand the importance of adherence to asthma treatments and gain an understanding of how to address this issue
  • Understand the role that those involved in a child’s health and wellbeing (including parents, schools, pharmacists, community, primary and secondary care) can play in an integrated care model of asthma
  • Have improved confidence in acting as an Asthma Champion within a hospital or the community.

 

Audience

This course is suitable for senior trainees, consultants, senior therapists and nurse specialists (tier three); particularly those healthcare professionals with responsibility for managing asthma locally or those wanting to establish an asthma network.