Cost of asthma (AJP June 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP
Author: Debbie Rigby

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of some of the barriers to achieving good asthma control in patients.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. define levels of symptom control of asthma in adults and adolescents;
  2. identify reasons for overuse of short-acting beta2-agonists;
  3. apply stepwise approach to asthma management;
  4. discuss cost-related use of medicines with patients

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5

Accreditation number: CX19024     Accreditation expires: 01/01/2021
This activity has been accredited for 1.0 hour of Group One CPD (or 1.0 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1.0 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.