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Global Health Initiative: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness

Learn more chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Publisher: Advance Learning
This free online Global Health Initiative course teaches you about the COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) disease. It describes the two types of COPD, the symptoms and risk factors that are associated with the disease, COPD and how it is diagnosed or prevented. It will also teach you about how a patient can live with COPD and how family, friends and colleagues can cope with and support a person with COPD.
Global Health Initiative: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Students

    2,308
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

The Alison Global Health Initiative is a series of 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.

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