Cost: This course is fully subsidised, therefore free of charge to staff working in Central, Eastern and Western Cheshire.
£195 to staff working outside these areas.
Two and a half days spread over 3 months
This is a short course to develop and increase the confidence, knowledge and skills of practitioners to enable them to effectively support the breathless patient.
It is aimed at practitioners who care for chronically breathless patients in any care setting e.g. Nurses, AHPs, Therapists, Level 3 Health Care Assistants.
The Course Overview:
Normal breathing process and how it is altered by disease.
The meaning and impact of breathlessness to the patient.
Teaching and learning skills - helping breathless patients to learn new techniques.
Practising new skills and applying them to your work with patients.
Anxiety, depression, panic management and the stress response.
Supporting you to try out and use new techniques with patients.