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Confident Asthma Management (adult and children) in Primary Care

About the event

This study day gives you a foundation knowledge in asthma in both adults and children. This is NOT the equivalent to undertaking course in managing patients with asthma in your practice. You will revise the respiratory system and gain a better understanding of how the condition of asthma impacts on this. Other areas covered include:

  1. How do we assess for correct diagnosis?
  2. Overview of diagnosis and treatment guidelines including NICE, BTS/SIGN and GINA
  3. What does a good asthma review look like?
  4. Smoking, depression scoring, inhaler technique
  5. Personalised asthma action plans (PAAPs)
  6. Treatment – stepping up and stepping down
  7. Responsible prescribing – including the danger of overuse of Salbutamol
  8. Emergency care

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