Unlocking asthma inhaler technique

NPS MedicineWise in partnership with Asthma Australia have developed an interactive online learning module for health professionals designed to emphasise the importance of checking patients’ asthma inhaler technique to ensure correct usage. Unique features of this online learning module include communication skills required to start the conversation with patients as well as the methodology to demonstrate correct technique.

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Target audience: Pharmacists, Practice nurses

Open to: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students

Cost: Free



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CPD points and practice incentives

Continuing professional development


It is recommended that 30 - 40 minutes be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.

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Accreditation number: CX17081. 

This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 1 hour of Group 2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.


Practice incentives for general practice

These activities are recognised for the Quality Prescribing Incentive of the Practice Incentives Program (QPI PIP). The QPI PIP year in which the activity is recognised will be determined by the date of completion.

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