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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:

Learning outcomes

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 personalised asthma action plans in helping patients to identify poor asthma control
  • Which asthma patients to refer.

Written by:

BMJ Learning clinical editors


Mark L Levy

Peer reviewed by:

 Timothy Frank, Chris Griffiths

Last updated

30 Jan 2020

Release date

20 May 2014


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
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
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