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Asthma is a common condition presenting to primary care associated with reversible airflow obstruction and bronchial hyperreactivity. The typical symptoms include wheeze, cough, breathlessness and chest tightness. The majority of care delivered to asthmatics is in primary care, and it is therefore important that nurses running asthma clinics have appropriate training in asthma management and are able to deliver appropriately structured care as well as being able to recognise which patients need referring for specialist care.
These self-assessment cases provide a good overview of the typical cases that you will encounter in clinical practice. Prepare yourself for the challenge of the questions with the reading list, and then complete the 10 questions successfully to achieve your certificate of one hour of CPD.
On successful completion of this resource, you will gain a greater:
You may also be interested in some of the other CPD courses we provide, which are similar to our Management of Asthma module:
Available all year round with 24/7 online access and unlimited resists, you'll be able to learn around your busy schedule and get to grips with your CPD modules whenever and wherever you’d like - all you need is an internet connection!
Our CPD modules are written and edited by medical experts within their specialist fields, who have pedigrees in postgraduate education. Questions are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they remain relevant and up-to-date with new guidelines.
As a healthcare professional it's important for you to continuously expand on your clinical knowledge, skills and abilities. Our CPD modules will help you achieve this by providing you with a full explanation of answers, further reading, and the option to reflect using our online notes system.