Medical Emergencies

Medical Emergency: Asthma

Contributes 1 hour to your CPD

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Course Details:

The aim of this course is to understand the condition asthma, the triggers associated with asthma, recognise the symptoms and what to do if someone suffers an asthma attack.

You will be provided with a short presentation, followed by an assessment. 

If you achieve 80% or more, you will pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your training records.

If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident. 

Aims:

 The aim of this course is to understand the condition asthma, the triggers associated with asthma, recognise the symptoms and what to do if someone suffers an asthma attack. 

Objectives:

Learners will be able to:

  • Understand the triggers for asthma.
  • Recognise the sign and symptoms of asthma attacks.
  • How to respond to a person suffering from an asthma attack

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • Signs and symptoms of an asthma attack
  • What to do if someone suffers an asthma attack.