Asthma Update 14 April 2021 GP2110
Date : 18 March 2021
Time: 10h00 – 16h00
Who should Attend
This session is suitable for healthcare professionals regularly involved in the care of patients with Asthma. This includes nurses and healthcare professionals working in the community, GP practices, out of hours, rapid response and community settings who, given the burden of respiratory disease in the NHS, now require more knowledge regarding Asthma and how this condition can be optimally managed in accordance with current guidance to improve patient outcomes.
Aims: This one day workshop will use a case study approach to update your knowledge of the latest prescribing guidelines, inhaler devices and identifying red flags to support your clinical decision-making when seeing and treating asthma.
This course uses an interactive approach using Microsoft teams to explore management of asthma. You will gain the skills required to manage asthma in specific groups such as children, adolescents and those with co-morbidities. You will also learn clinical decision-making tools to identify those at risk of asthma exacerbation, and to understand the latest treatment options including the advantages and disadvantages of new inhaler devices.
Lecturer: Emelia Kwakye, Respiratory specialist nurse
CPD Hours: 6
This is a live zoom session.
You are required to review the course workbook and have a basic understanding of lung anatomy prior to the session.