Nursing CPD Institute

Asthma Update 2020

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 01 December 2020
This session aims to update health professionals on the importance of using the Australian Asthma Handbook to manage those with asthma in primary care. It provides up to date, evidence-based asthma management information.

“Define the pathophysiology of asthma”

Course Content

This session aims to update health professionals on the importance of using the Australian Asthma Handbook to manage those with asthma in primary care. It provides up to date, evidence-based asthma management information.

Topics covered- Australian Asthma Handbook, pathology of asthma, triggers, diagnostic & management principles, asthma action plans, telehealth appointments, asthma and COVID 19 guidelines

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Define the pathophysiology of asthma
  • Identify the steps involved in the diagnosis of asthma, referring to the Australian Asthma Handbook 
  • Summarise the important information to be included in a written asthma action plan
  • Reflect on your own practice
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