‘Take a Deep Breath’

Focus on Respiratory

1 day

Up to 35 delegates


The Course Aim

To update participants on the national guidelines for respiratory disease management including both the acute and chronic phases of COPD and Asthma in adults.


Learning outcomes

By the end of the session participants will have an increased understanding of:

  • The Pharmacological management of stable COPD
  • The Pharmacological management of COPD – infective and non-infective exacerbations
  • The Pharmacological management of stable asthma in adults
  • The Pharmacological management of poorly controlled asthma in adults


 Course content

This update will utilise lectures and small group work to enhance participant understanding of how to manage different patient groups.  Case studies will be used to focus the mind and give realistic examples of patient presentation. 



Teresa Benniman is an Associate lecturer with Medway School of Pharmacy, Universities of Greenwich & Kent. She teaches on both the standard and clinically enhanced prescribing programmes and is a Non-Medical Prescriber herself, having qualified in 2014.

Teresa is a registered nurse with both civilian and military nursing background, and is still very much in clinical practice, having worked in primary health care for over twenty-five years and with a specific interest in respiratory care for the majority of that time. Her full-time work is now split between clinical practice and teaching, which she maintains is the perfect balance and finds both, constantly rewarding!