Respiratory Update for Paediatric Physiotherapists Working in the Community

Event details

09:00 - 17:00
APCP Member £75.00 / Non-member £115.00

Ingfield Manor School,Ingfield Manor Drive, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9AX

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51.0485158, -0.4441149

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Public transport to the venue is limited. There is ample free parking on site.

Booking closes on 4 February but may close earlier if fully booked

The Respiratory Committee have developed his foundation level course for paediatric physiotherapists.

About this Event

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 child
  • 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.

Refreshments and light lunch included