PDC20070 - Asthma - An Introduction to Management

Course Details

Course Summary

This free online Short Course has been developed in partnership with the National Asthma Council Australia for basic asthma management.  Asthma is a common airways disease in Australia with 1 in 10 people suffering from this disease.  The course provides a brief introduction of physiology and pathology of an asthma airway, common symptoms, medication management, first aid interventions and the Asthma Action Plan.

There is no fee associated with this short course.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession or have a personal interest in Asthma management.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals and members of the community that have a personal interest in Asthma management.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.  Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

1 hour
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the effects of asthma on the airways
  2. List the three main factors that are known to increase the likelihood of developing asthma
  3. Identify common triggers of asthma
  4. Identify the common symptoms of asthma
  5. Recall first aid interventions for a person with a severe asthma flare-up
  6. Recognise the essential elements of an Asthma Action Plan and the treatment regime.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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