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Fit to Care Expert Resources
Fit to Care Resources: Expert
Clinicians working at this level should be competent in the criteria expected for advanced level and are also expected to work as part of a team taking responsibility for supporting the education of colleagues responsible for providing care to people with respiratory disease.
Practitioners working at this level are expected to have specialist knowledge (i.e. degree level) in advanced respiratory assessment. There are a range of education providers offering respiratory degree courses.
Practitioners working at this level should have completed an ARTP (or equivalent) accredited certified spirometry course in undertaking and interpreting spirometry.
Practitioners working at this level should have undertaken a relevant mentorship course to be able to support and teach colleagues
If not a GP, it is desirable for practitioners working at this level to have a non-medical prescribing qualification.
Below are a series of PCRS tools, programmes and resources specifically relevant to those working at the expert level.
In this article from the December 2017 issue of Primary Care Respiratory Update, Alex Woodward discusses the development of a business case for, and... more
Published: 14th December 2017
Fit to Care Level: Expert
In this article from the Spring 2018 issue of Primary Care Respiratory Update, Dr Noel Baxter discusses how to influence change
Published: 29th March 2018
Fit to Care Level: Advanced, Expert