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I. Online Learning Modules
II. Online Assessment
Number of Continuing Education Units
Accreditation Expiry Date
You must complete the course one day before its expiry date (February 22, 2020); after this point, access will be removed.
This program was developed in part to support the education needs of the OPA Evaluation of a Community Pharmacist Managed Asthma Consultation Service study, for which OPA has received an unrestricted grant from AstraZeneca Inc.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to
Asthma Guidelines: The Basics - Definition, Pathophysiology and Immunologic Response
Asthma Guidelines: Control – Objective and Subjective Measurement
Asthma Guidelines: Peak Flow Measurement
Asthma Guidelines: Pharmacotherapy Options
Asthma Guidelines: The Asthma Action Plan
Asthma Management: New and Emerging Therapies
Asthma Management: Teaching Self-Management in 10 Minutes
Asthma Management: Counselling for Behaviour Change for a Healthy Lifestyle
Asthma Management: Counselling for Adherence
To receive a letter of completion for this program, participants must complete the following requirements until February 22, 2020:
Prerequisites and Target Audience
Asthma Management: The Essentials was designed for pharmacists wantingto help patients better manage their asthma and improve their quality of life. This program has no no prerequisites.
Subject Matter Experts:
Last updated: February 13, 2019
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