Asthma in Children: Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment - Free Online CPD Course

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Asthma: Signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options

Asthma is a common condition of childhood, with symptoms varying over time, which can be life threatening in a small number of cases. This CPD module aimed at pharmacists and pharmacy professionals will help you to better counsel patients, parents and carers about the diagnosis and treatment of asthma in children and teenagers. This CPD module also includes advice on how to manage acute attacks and what parents can do to reduce the chance of their child experiencing an attack.


After completing this module, healthcare professionals should be better able to:

  • Understand the latest guidelines and research in relation to asthma in children and teenagers.
  • Understand the most appropriate tests, treatments, and delivery devices for different ages of children.
  • Discover tools and techniques to better educate parents and carers visiting your pharmacy about self-care options for asthma.


  • Complete the online assessment
  • Receive CPD certificate


Written by: Janet Fricker, MA (Oxon)
Reviewed by: Shirin Alwash MRPharmS


This CPD module can be used by Pharmacists and Pharmacy Professionals

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This learning module can be used towards CPD for revalidation with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

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