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139630 - New asthma technologies: how can smart inhalers help improve adherence rates?

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This program will review barriers to Asthma medication adherence. It will ? identify reasons for poor adherence to prescribed asthma regimens and review the benefits of new technologies that are available to aid in improving asthma control and adherence.

Relevance to General Practice

Australia has one of the highest prevalence rates of asthma worldwide, with a prevalence rate of approximately 10%. There is a perception that asthma is no longer a problem, as mortality and hospitalisation rates have improved. However, despite advances in asthma management, asthma control remains sub-optimal.

Learning outcomes
  • Appreciate the prevalence of poor adherence to asthma medications
  • Identify reasons for poor adherence to prescribed asthma regimens
  • Recognise the benefits of new technologies to help improve asthma control and adherence to medications
  • Counsel patients on how to use smart inhalers safely
  • Delivery
    Title
    139630 - New asthma technologies: how can smart inhalers help improve adherence rates?
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    15-Aug-2018
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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