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When you complete this eLearn course, you will be able to:

  • identify the various causes of shortness of breath
  • identify the effects of shortness of breath on patients (and how these are managed by VAOs).


You will then be ready to:

  • undertake the practical training required to complete the Level 2 Shortness of Breath module
  • familiarise yourself with the equipment that is used to manage shortness of breath cases in an ambulance setting
  • complete the formal assessment and accreditation process.


Shortness of breath is a frightening and life threatening experience!


You are now ready to move to the section dealing with Immediate Action on Arrival.

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