Part 1 - Asthma


Time Information
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Inhaler technique – how to improve adherence, demonstrations of good and poor technique, how to have the conversations with patients and how to fit technique into the appointment time.

This session will analyse the issues and common errors associated with inhaler use and will evaluate the evidence base in relation to inhaler technique. Participants will explore practical solutions to a range of typical scenarios in primary care.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Asthma device selection – how to select the right device for your patients, delegates split into groups and answer tests on the different categories of device and which is used for what patient.

In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to examine a variety of inhaler devices and spacers to compare and contrast the similarities and differences between them. This deeper level of understanding will then be applied to practice through case-based problem solving.