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G31 Respiration Through Life, Health and Disease (CHLDGC25) 16th Oct-17th Nov17

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Physiotherapy ICH
Dates of Event
16th October 2017 – 17th November 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
15th October 2017
Places Available


This month-long blended learning course explores normal development and functioning of the respiratory system in health and disease. It's delivered by internationally recognised experts in respiratory research, respiratory disease and physiology.

You'll also consider how respiration disorders occur and the rational basis for treatment for these disorders.

The aim is to provide you with a sound understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the respiratory system.

Course content

You'll learn about modern ideas on lung and airway functioning. You'll also look at the control of respiration - at rest and during exercise, and you'll understand the key factors involved in major respiratory diseases.

You'll understand the principals involved in maintaining adequate lung and airway functions when these are threatened by disease.

Who this course is for

The course is suitable for qualified physiotherapists with a degree in physiotherapy at least equivalent to 2:2 BSc qualification in the UK, or an equivalent sports physiology or medical qualification.

It's also suitable for medical students.

Teaching, structure and assessment

The course will be taught over One month - distance learning module

Delivery is via lectures and seminars, with interactive e-learning content on Moodle.

You can take it as:

 a standalone short course for CPD purposes (with certificate of attendance).

a 'taster module' earning UCL credits.

The taster module will be assessed by an unseen two-hour written exam

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