10 Nov 2020
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
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Available to
Practice Nurses
General Practitioners
Allied Health Practitioners
Professional development points
This session facilitated by the National Asthma Council aims to update health professionals on the latest asthma medications and devices. It includes a demonstration of the correct technique for each device and highlights the benefits of correct device use in maintaining asthma control for those with asthma. This session will also cover the updates from the newly released Australian Asthma Handbook Volume 2.
This will be the third session in a three part series on asthma management.
  • Session one: September 8th 6:00pm-7:00pm -Asthma Update in 2020
  • Session two: October 6th 6:00pm-7:00pm- Asthma in Spring- allergies and thunderstorms
  • Session three: November 10th 6:00pm-7:00pm- Asthma medications and devices

Topics covered in Session Three: 
  • Asthma medications
  • Medication delivery device
  • Correct device technique

Learning outcomes

Learning objectives:
  • Identify the different classes of medications used in asthma management
  • Describe the importance of correct device technique in maintaining asthma control
  • Demonstrate correct technique for the different asthma devices