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Caring for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: part 1

Caring for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: part 1

Caring for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: part 1

Donna Jones
Donna Jones
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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Launch date: 26 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 11 Oct 2018

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Description

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is common in the UK and causes a significant burden to patients and the NHS. Healthcare provision for COPD is largely focused on biomedical treatment, yet research suggests the complexity of factors contributing to this disease requires a deeper understanding of the patient experience and a more holistic approach to the provision of care. Smoking cessation is the single most cost-effective and significant way to slow the disease progress and improve outcomes for patients. However, barriers to smoking cessation are higher in patients with COPD than in other groups, requiring different approaches. This learning module focuses on patients with COPD caused by smoking.

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After reading this module you should be able to:
Explain and provide insights into the importance of effective health promotion and symptom management, within socioeconomic influences, for high quality care and efficient use of resources.
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Donna Jones
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Donna Jones, District nurse sister, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, Shrewsbury, England.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours
  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • 1.00 Hours

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