CERTIFIED COURSES

Certified courses and training bespoke to individual needs suitable for all healthcare professionals.

These courses will fullfil the following requirements:

  • Revalidation 
  • Clinical Updates
  • Introduction to a new clinical area

These programmes are highly recommended for all new HCPs into General Practice (GPs, PNs & Practice Based Pharmacists) as an introduction to the relevant clinical area.

As part of this training Barrett McGrath EMS offer the following:

  • Disease aetiology
  • Underlying pathophysiology
  • Differentiation between the various disease states under COPD umbrella – Chronic Bronchitis,
  • Emphysema and Chronic Asthma
  • Identification of the COPD/Asthma overlap syndrome
  • Alternative diagnosis
  • Achieving accurate and early Diagnosis
  • Holistic Assessment of diagnosed COPD
  • Holistic Management of diagnosed COPD
  • Management of the rapidly deteriorating patient
  • Appropriate and effective referrals
  • Self-management
  • Protocol development and Template design

As part of this training Barrett McGrath EMS offer the following:

  • Disease aetiology
  • Underlying pathophysiology
  • Identification of the COPD/Asthma overlap syndrome
  • Accurate diagnosis of asthma
  • Effective holistic assessment
  • Appropriate pharmacological management of the patient as per guidelines
  • NRAD report – looking at the implications for asthma assessment and management
  • Adherence and inhaler technique
  • Self-management
  • National Review into Asthma Deaths (NRAD) – how to conduct a bespoke holistic and robust asthma assessments for patients using >/= 12 SABAs in preceding 12months
  • Protocol development and Template design

As part of this training Barrett McGrath EMS offer the following:

  • Cost Effective Prescribing – using a holistic approach

  • Objective Inhaler technique – taught and assessed

  • Adherence to therapy assessment

  • Developing working practice-based formularies

As part of this training Barrett McGrath EMS offer the following:

  • Education Mentoring Services
  • Smoking cessation, Oxygen, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and NIV assessment to support appropriate referral
  • SPO2 at periphery – checking for desaturation on exertion
  • Walking tests
  • Quality of life assessment tests
  • Holistic physical examination – who and when should a patient be referred