Chronic Disease Update 14 October 2022 CDU1022GPN

CPD Hours: 3.    Time: 13h00 – 16h00

Session Type : This is a live, interactive session using ZOOM.  

Who should Attend

This update is for nurses, doctors, paramedics, pharmacists and allied health professionals who want to update their knowledge of specific chronic conditions seen in the older patient in nursing homes and primary care. 

Session Aims

This session will explore the latest guidelines and prescribing options in managing diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory disease in general practice.

Session Objectives

At the end of this session you will:

  • Update knowledge of latest prescribing options for diabetes, hypertension and asthma.
  • Recognise symptoms indicating a worsening of the condition and identify appropriate resources available to support management strategies.
  • Have an opportunity to discuss common concerns through interactive participation and questioning of lecturers who are specialists in each area.

Session Content

13h00 Managing COPD Exacerbations in General Practice

14h00 Diabetes Update for Primary Care

Gill Dunn, Diabetes Specialist Nurse

15h00 Hypertension and Heart Failure in the Older patient

Gill Dunn, Nurse Specialist

16h00 Session close and Evaluations

Introduction to Diabetes

Introduction to Asthma

COPD and Spirometry

Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease


Gill Dunn, Diabetes Nurse Specialist

Aneela Tehseen

Aneela Tehseen, Clinical Pharmacist

Chronic Disease Update

Diabetes Update
Cardiovascular Disease: Hypertension to Heart Failure
Therapy Update: Insulin Presentation
Cardiovascular Disease Resources

COPD Exacerbations

Prescribing update COPD patients

Cardiovascular Disease: Hypertension to Heart Failure

This is a live interactive zoom session. No handouts or recordings available.

Zoom link will be sent out prior to the course date.On completion of the course, please log into the LMS and click all sessions as complete before downloading the certificate.

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Enrolled: 39 students
Duration: 3hrs
Lectures: 5
Video: 180min
Level: Intermediate
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