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Global Health Initiative: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness

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Global Health Initiative: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Alison Global Health Initiative is a series of free online courses created to raise public awareness and understanding of common diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. In this second course important aspects of the disease COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) are covered in detail. The course begins by defining what COPD is, and detailing the two types of COPD and important facts and statistics about the disease. It then goes on to describe aspects such as symptoms and risk factors that are associated with the disease and how COPD can be diagnosed and prevented. Finally, the course describes how a patient can live with COPD and how family, friends and colleagues can cope with and support a person with COPD. The information in this course will be of great interest to all learners, especially those who have been diagnosed with COPD, and who would like to know more about the disease, its treatment and coping with it. It will also be of great interest to all healthcare professionals who would like access to easy to understand facts and information about diabetes that they can share with their patients.




  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to:

    - Define the two main types of COPD

    - Describe the causes and symptoms of COPD

    - Identify complications and risk factors associated with COPD

    - Describe how COPD is diagnosed and what tests are used

    - Describe how COPD can be successfully prevented or treated

    - Describe how to live successfully with the disease, and how to cope with and support a patient with the disease

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

Modules List( 2 )
  • GLOBAL HEALTH INITIATIVE CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULM...
  • Module
    1
    GHI Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module
    2
    GHI Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Assessment