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CPD for Qualified Pharmacy Technicians (Online) - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Expand your knowledge and competence relating to COPD, it’s risk factors, treatment options and patient counselling. Provide support to your COPD patients with advice on smoking cessation, self-management and appropriate use of prescribed treatments.
This course has 8 topics:
Topic 1: What is COPD?
Topic 2: Causes and Risk Factors of COPD
Topic 3: Diagnosis of COPD
Topic 4: COPD Treatment
Topic 5: Combination Devices
Topic 6: Inhaler Technique
Topic 7: Smoking Cessation
Topic 8: Patient Counselling
The cost for online courses are €19 per course for IPU members and €42 per course for non-members.
How to Enrol:
Click on the button Enrol and Pay on the left-hand side and insert your details and make the payment.
Online CPD Information
We have added Online CPD Courses for pharmacy technicians and pharmacy staff to our learning platform. These courses have been designed to engage the learner using interactive on-screen content, quizzes, video presentations and a final assessment where the learner can print their own Certificate of Completion. By studying online, the learner chooses their own learning environment that works best for them. The learner is required to constantly interact with the learning content and take notes which makes learning easier and enjoyable leading to improved knowledge retention at their own pace and at a time that suits. With the courses being available online, students will be able to access them at any time – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!