UCC CPD courses

Community Respiratory Care Including Covid Rehabilitation


Fact File

  • Title

    Community Respiratory Care Including Covid Rehabilitation

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Fees

    €320 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    August 2022

  • Venue

    Discipline of Physiotherapy, Nano Nagle Place, Cork City

  • Start Date

    Autumn 2022 Day 1; 9am- 5pm Day 2; 8.30am- 4.30pm


Course Overview: 

Day 1- Breathless conditions: COPD, fibrosis, Covid-19, identifying problems from case studies. Assessment, pathology, physiology and video. Physiology update, medical management, oxygen, nutrition and drug therapy, multidisciplinary management, pulmonary rehabilitation.


Day 2- Physiotherapy management of the breathless patient - handling, positioning, breathing re-education, exercise training, inspiratory muscle training, stress management and energy conservation. Case study, physiotherapy for sputum retention: humidification quiz, manual techniques, active cycle of breathing, devices, cough facilitation and suppression. Solving problems from case studies.


Speaker: Alex Hough 

Ms Alex Hough is world-renowned for her work in the area of respiratory physiotherapy. Ms Hough has taught internationally for many years, with numerous publications, as outlined above, on all aspects of respiratory physiotherapy.

Image of Speaker Alex Hough - female


Autumn 2022
Day 1; 9am- 5pm
Day 2; 8.30am- 4.30pm 


Fees and Costs


20% Discount for UCC Clinical Staff - €256.00

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