The Asthma Society of Ireland is supporting the Under 6’Programme in Primary Care. We have developed resources and trainings aimed at all GPs and practice nurses subscribed to the Under 6s scheme.
To avail of all our resources including e-learning, please sign up for our FREE membership and become a part of a Healthcare Professional Asthma Community.
Asthma Support Pack
By joining our membership scheme you will receive a free asthma support pack which includes a poster for your practice with inhalers used in children, demonstration aerochamber and placebo inhaler, sample patient publications and asthma action plans. Please access our inhaler technique resources online.
All members of our Healthcare Professional Asthma Community get a free access to our online Asthma Management E-Learning Programme
The programme consists of 6 modules:
- Clinical diagnosis and symptoms
- Asthma management Part 1
- Asthma management Part 2
- Monitoring and maintaining control
- Asthma management plan development
- Managing exacerbation
You will have three months to complete the online course and the half day practice session. On completion of each module, there is an MCQ assessment.
This education programme is accredited for:
- Category 1 Approval from An Bord Altranais
- 6 CPD Credits from ICGP
Inhaler Technique Videos
2 out of 3 people don’t use their inhaler correctly. The new inhaler videos we have created will guide you and your patients on the correct use of every inhaler on the market. All our videos are free to access, however if you are not a member of the Healthcare Professional Asthma Community, you will have to register – it only takes a minute, is free and gives you full, unlimited access to all our online content.
HCP events and workshops
The Asthma Society of Ireland runs various events aimed at healthcare professionals, including inhaler technique workshops and information evenings. You can view all upcoming events here. To make sure that you are up-to-date with our initiatives please join our Healthcare Professional Asthma Community, and you will receive our regular e-zines with information about all upcoming events and workshops in your area.
Asthma Society of Ireland publications
We have developed a range of publications for you and your patients including booklets on managing asthma, asthma action plan and attack cards as well as awareness posters. By joining our Community you will be able to view and download all our resources at any time.