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CPD Modules

Earn CPD points with a range of interactive, case-based modules.

Our modules provide you with a firm grounding in the principles of best-practice respiratory care.

Choose from a diverse range of subjects including smoking cessation, diagnosing childhood wheeze and interpreting spirometry results.


The modules use a mix of dynamic case studies and thought-provoking key questions to help you assess your knowledge and confidence as you strive to provide the best care for your patients.

We advise you register for a free account before accessing the modules, so that you are able to:

  • Complete the modules and access your certificate
  • Save your progress in a module and come back later, if you don’t want to complete it in one sitting
  • Revisit your completed modules anytime to refresh your memory and reflect on what you have learned

Key Questions on COPD

Dr Jay Suntharalingam, consultant respiratory physician, addresses some key questions on diagnosing and managing COPD.

Author: Dr Jay Suntharalingam

1.5 CPD points

~1 hour : 30 mins

Key questions on obstructive sleep apnoea

Dr Himender Makker, and Dr Rory McDermott on hypopnoea, the usefulness of the Epworth sleepiness scale and intraoral devices.

Author: Dr Rory McDermott

1.5 CPD points

~1 hour : 30 mins

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Who benefits from referral to pulmonary rehabilitation, and how should it be delivered? This module considers the answers to these questions.

Author: Cogora

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Childhood wheeze

This module presents cases and questions relating to wheezing illness in childhood.

Author: Duncan Keeley

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Symptom management

Explore tactics for assessing and addressing a patient’s symptoms, from childhood to end-of-life care.

Author: Cogora

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Supported self-management in COPD

This module will evaluate key aspects in the self-management of COPD by patients.

Author: Steph Wolfe

2 CPD points

~1 hour

Respiratory allergies

This module will review key aspects related to the diagnosis and management of respiratory allergies in primary care.

Author: Liz Angier

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Supported asthma self-management

This module presents cases and questions relating to asthma self-management.

Author: Hilary Pinnock, Luke Daines

1.5 CPD points

~50 mins

Acute exacerbations of COPD

This module presents cases and questions relating to Acute exacerbations of COPD.

Author: Kevin Gruffydd-Jones

1 CPD point

~30 mins

Spirometry

This key questions module will explore the main principles of performing and interpreting spirometry in primary care.

Author: Judith Lawrence

1.5 CPD points

~40 mins


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To access these modules, you will need to register for a free account. After registering, you'll be able to:

  • Complete the module and access your certificate
  • Save your progress in a module and come back later, if you don't want to complete it in one sitting
  • Revisit your completed modules anytime to refresh your memory and reflect on what you have learned



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The Primary Care Respiratory Academy has been developed and is produced by Cogora, the publisher of Pulse, Nursing in Practice, Healthcare Leader, Management in Practice and The Pharmacist working in partnership with PCRS.

All educational content for the website and videos has been initiated and produced by PCRS and Cogora.

The Primary Care Respiratory Academy is sponsored by Chiesi Ltd.