This module is based on footage recorded from the Round Table discussion and focuses on the identification of patients with severe asthma that may not be optimally managed for various reasons and possible treatment options that can reduce symptoms, reduce oral corticosteroid burden, reduce the risk of exacerbations, and improve overall quality of life.
In addition to the overall learning outcomes of this CPD Accredited Activity, by the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Define ‘severe asthma’ and ‘asthma control’, and outline the difference between patients’ and physicians’ understanding of these concepts
- Identify patients with severe asthma who may benefit from treatment review or referral
- Optimise the treatment of severe asthma in a primary care setting, including referral when indicated
- Discuss the role of biologic treatment options in the management of severe asthma
This education is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program for the 2023-25 triennium. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
This education is a CPD Activity under the ACRRM PDP Program for the 2023-25 triennium. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
Other healthcare professionals can still enrol and complete this course. You will receive a certificate upon completion.
If you do not already have an account with Arterial Education, you will be required to create one. This verifies that you are a healthcare professional and allows you to log your learning activities.