Chronic Disease Update 8 September 2021

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CPD Hours: 3

Session Type : This is a live, interactive session using ZOOM. Delegates will be sent a link.

Who should Attend

This conference is for nurses, doctors, paramedics, pharmacists and allied health professionals who want to update their knowledge of specific chronic conditions that are seen in primary care. We have a great range of specialist speakers who will discuss the latest updates on a range of topics relevant to general practice, urgent and primary care.

Session Aims

This session will explore the latest guidelines and prescribing options in managing diabetes, hypertension and COPD in nursing homes.

Session Objectives

At the end of this session you will:

  • Update knowledge of latest prescribing options for diabetics, hypertension and COPD.
  • 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

12h00 Diabetes: A guide to the latest prescribing regimes and medicine management

Gill Dunn, Diabetes Specialist Nurse

13h00 Management of Hypertension in Nursing homes and prevention of falls

Tahira Khan, Clinical Pharmacist

14h00 COPD Update

Latest GOLD guidelines for COPD and treatment options for effective management and prevention of exacerbations. 

Ameet Gordhan, Respiratory Pharmacist

12h00 Finish and close


***This is an update. The more detailed sessions are available as 3-6hr zoom sessions. See below for links.

Introduction to Diabetes

Asthma Update

COPD and Spirometry


Zoom Session

Zoom Session – 18th March 2021 @ 9.00 am



Diabetes Update

COPD Exacerbations

COPD Presentation

Heart Failure and Hypertension

HTN to HF Slides

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Recorded Zoom Session

COPD Update 18 March
Diabetes Update 18 March
Heart Failure Update 18 March
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