Respiratory Conditions & Breathing
Respiratory Conditions for Exercise Professionals – Scheme of Work
Course Aims and Objectives:
To provide background information about respiratory conditions.
To outline the various treatment and management options.
To explain both the physical and emotional side effects.
To cover the principles of exercise prescription.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Having completed the course students will have.
An understanding of respiratory conditions and in particular COPD.
An understanding of the implications it has physically and psychologically.
The ability to programme and instruct a safe and effective class for people with COPD.
Scope of Practice Alveoli, Blood and Gaseous exchange Obstructive Lung Disease: COPD, Asthma Restrictive Lung Disease: Pulmonary Fibrosis When the Gaseous Exchange Process Fails Pulmonary Embolism
Asthma, Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Cystic Fibrosis, Pneumonia, Sarcoidosis Pulmonary Hypertension (PH), Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Rehab Tests Breathing Techniques Asthma vs COPD Hydration Medication
Statistics Social Aspects Patients Perspectives
Building Confidence Breathing Techniques, Recovery Positions Exercise Guidelines Practical application CAT Test
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