Chronic Respiratory Diseases (CRD) in Primary Care Settings

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This course provides practical skills to deal with the huge global burden of respiratory disease, including asthma, COPD, and other non-communicable respiratory diseases, as recognised by the World Health Organization (WHO). 

Using case studies which offer evidence-based guidance and practical tools developed by frontline clinicians working in low-resource settings, you will: 

  • explore diagnosis and management of respiratory disease
  • learn about the global burden of respiratory disease, diagnosis and management within resource-poor settings
  • gain tips for implementing care. 

Ideal for healthcare professionals working in low resource settings with an interest in respiratory conditions. 

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This course is hosted on an external learning platform.


Learner reviews
A perfect course for all the physicians, not only for those involved in primary care. The content is up to date that a physician should know while dealing COPD, asthma patients. All essential messages are conveyed by the mentors in a simplified way.
  • Programme type
    Course: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
  • Cost and certification
    Free, with option to upgrade for a certificate
  • Duration
    5 weeks
  • Weekly effort
    2-3 hours
  • Difficulty level
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