Respiratory Update for Paediatric Physiotherapists Working in the Community

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£75.00 APCP members / £115.00 non-members.

St Pier's School,Lingfield, Surrey RH7 6PW

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51.1755764, -0.0101733

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    Speakers and Objectives

    • This day will be facilitated by members of the APCP Respiratory Committee.

    By the end of the course participants should:

    • have a revised knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system including paediatric differences
    • be able to explain why children with complex health needs are at greater risk of respiratory compromise and morbidity
    • be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of a paediatric respiratory assessment, subjective and objective
    • be able to use clinical reasoning and evidence based practice to identify relevant airway clearance techniques appropriate for the individual children
    • have gained a theoretical and practical knowledge of cough adjuncts and non-invasive ventilation
    • be able to understand and identify any precautions and contraindications to treatment techniques
    • have gained a greater understanding of the role of a community respiratory physiotherapist and how this fits into the wider MDT