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Middle-aged man with asthma and poor MDI technique

Middle-aged man with asthma and poor MDI technique

Format

Webcast

Published

August 24, 2016

Updated

August 24, 2016
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Programme Description

Hear about 42-year-old teacher, John, who has had asthma since childhood but has poor inhaler technique.

This patient case scenario is fictional.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Describe the RCP 3-questions to assess asthma control
  • Review how to advise patients on good inhaler technique
  • Understand how to offer very brief advice (VBA) on smoking cessation
  • Discuss when it is appropriate to step down a patient’s medication according to the BTS/SIGN Asthma guideline.
  • Credit

    0.50

    Type

    Learning Credit(s)

    Disclosure

    Initiated, funded and reviewed by Teva Respiratory
    Teva UK Limited, Field House, Station Approach, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2FB

    Teva Respiratory

    Date of preparation: August 2016; UK/RESP/16/0054a

    Faculty

    Activity authors
    Grainne d’Ancona, principal pharmacist with a special interest in respiratory medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

    Exam author
    Haymarket Medical

    Instructions

    This is an industry-supported learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.50 learning credits (30 minutes learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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