Adult Asthma

Approximate learning time

20 minutes

Course Overview

Asthma is a common condition that affects 5.4 million people in the UK. This short course will provide you with a quick revision of the condition and is suitable for any non specialist healthcare professional that deals with adults with asthma.

Course Objective

By the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • What asthma is.
  • How oxygen is exchanged in the lungs.
  • What factors can increase the likelihood of asthma.
  • The main clinical features of an acute attack.
  • What place salbutamol has in asthma therapy.