University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

Managing Respiratory Disorders

Progressively more people with long term conditions are being cared for in the community; however, those hospitalised with respiratory disorders progressively require specialised, multidisciplinary interventional care; this programme has been specifically designed for registered nurses and professioanl healthcare practitioners to gain enhanced knowledge to deliver high-quality care specific to respiratory disorders.

Entry requirements

Applicants have a professional qualification in a health, social care or allied health profession.

Course modules

Modules include: Essentials of respiratory care; respiratory assessment skills; respiratory failure; COPD or asthma; childhood respiratory problems; non-malignant palliative care; non-medical prescribing theory and practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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