Nursing care of the person with chronic respiratory conditions
Welcome to week 1, this week we will be exploring the care of people with chronic respiratory conditions with a focus on COPD.
The course objectives that relate to this topic are:
Content will span all course objectives.
Preparation As we discuss the care of a patient with a chronic respiratory condition we'll be referring to the anatomy and physiology of the lungs and airways so make sure you refresh your knowledge of basic structures and functions. We'll also be using the Clinical Reasoning Cycle to work through a case study in the tutorial activity.
The Study Book below will take you through all the content, readings and activities for this week.