Chronic Disease Update 22 November 2023

chronic disease update

Course details

Date: 22 November 2023
09h00 – 12h00
Session type: ZOOM
Accreditation: 3 CPD Hours

Course Overview

The Chronic Disease Update Course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the latest evidence-based knowledge and updates on the management and treatment of chronic diseases.

Course Aims

The aims of the Chronic Disease Update are to enhance participants’ understanding of key concepts, emerging trends, and best practices in chronic disease care.  This course will also focus on addressing the multidimensional aspects of chronic diseases, including lifestyle modifications, patient education, and psychosocial support.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the epidemiology and impact of chronic diseases.
  2. Identify and evaluate risk factors associated with common chronic conditions.
  3. Utilise evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and management of chronic diseases.
  4. Apply effective strategies for lifestyle modifications and behavioural interventions.
  5. Discuss the latest advancements in pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options.
  6. Recognise the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in chronic disease care.
  7. Integrate patient-centred approaches for improved chronic disease management.

Who Should Attend

  • Allied Health Professionals: This course is relevant to professionals such as  pharmacists, paramedics, physician associates, and other allied health practitioners who work with patients managing chronic diseases.
  • General practitioners, specialists, and physicians who treat patients with chronic diseases in various fields.
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners: Registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and other nursing professionals who work in primary care, specialty clinics, hospitals, or community settings, and provide care for individuals with chronic conditions.

Session Content

09h00  Diabetes Update by Gill Dunn Diabetes specialist nurse

10h00  Revising the latest Asthma Guidelines by Ameet Gordhan, Clinical Pharmacist

11h00 Managing COPD exacerbations in the community by Aneela Tehseen, Clinical Pharmacist

12h00 Session close


Introduction to Diabetes

Introduction to Asthma

COPD and Spirometry

Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease


Prescribing update for COPD [CDU1123]
Diabetes and Chronic Disease Update [CDU1123]
Asthma [CDU0523]
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