GPs,GP trainees,Practice nurses....
Quick tips: red flags in asthma
Asthma can be a life-threatening respiratory condition, identify patients at high risk and how to develop a personal asthma action plan
This module forms part of the following courses:
Upon completion of this module, you should know:
- How to identify patients who are at high risk of a life-threatening asthma attack
- The warning signs to look out for when you are repeat prescribing for chronic asthma
- The role of personal asthma action plans in helping patients to identify poor asthma control
- Which asthma patients to refer.
Note: BTS/SIGN published updated guidance on the diagnosis, management and monitoring of asthma in July 2019. We are in the course of updating this module in line with the guidance but please bear in mind that it does not yet incorporate the new recommendations.
Mark L Levy
Peer reviewed by:
Timothy Frank, Chris Griffiths
15 Apr 2019
20 May 2014
|ASCOFAME||0:10 hours||BMJ Learning has assigned 10 minutes of CPD/CME credit to this module. BMJ Learning modules are being certified for ASCOFAME VIRTUAL (Colombia).|
|Austrian Academy of Physicians||0:10 hours||BMJ Learning modules have been certified for DFT Punkte. DFT Punkte are accepted in Austria|
|BMJ Learning||1 credit, 1:00 hour||BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module|
|Karnataka Medical Council||0:10 hours||Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) has assigned 10 minutes of CPD/CME credit to this module.|
|Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization||0:10 hours||Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim 10 minutes credit of learning completed|
|Oman Medical Specialty Board||0.5 credits||The Oman Medical Specialty Board accredits this module for 0.5 credit points under Category II|
|Royal Australasian College of Physicians||0:10 hours||The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.|
|The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners||0:10 hours||RNZCGP endorses the British Medical Journal online CME programmes|