Making a difference in asthma care


Goals & learning objectives

This module updates community pharmacists on best practice in asthma care.

After reading this module you will understand the latest thinking in monitoring asthma treatment, be able to spot and take action over the warning signs of worsening asthma, including when referral to the GP practice team is needed. You will also be able to make MURs and the NMS more effective by using the Asthma Control Test and targeted 2WHAM questions.

Contributing author: Darush Attar-Zadeh, respiratory lead pharmacist, Barnet CCG, and executive committee member, Primary Care Respiratory Society.