Announcement: OPTIMIZING ANTIINFLAMMATORY RELIEVER THERAPY: a FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE in APPROACH to TREATING ASTHMA

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May 04, 2021 - 19:00 - 20:00
Team: Education and Events
Posted on April 26, 2021

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Announcement: OPTIMIZING ANTIINFLAMMATORY RELIEVER THERAPY: a FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE in APPROACH to TREATING ASTHMA

Team: Education and Events

May 04, 2021 - 19:00 - 20:00

Description


Program Objectives

Upon completion of this module participants will be better able to:

Module 1: ANTI-INFLAMMATORY RELIEVER REDUCES EXACERBATIONS

• Describe the latest asthma treatment recommendations from the Global,

Initiative for Asthma (GINA) and the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS);

• Discuss why over-reliance on short-acting beta-agonists (SABA) increases

risk of exacerbations and worsening asthma.

• Discuss recent evidence on anti-inflammatory reliever reducing asthma

exacerbations.

• Identify strategies to transition patients from SABA as a reliever to

anti-inflammatory reliever.

Module 2: PERCEPTION OF ASTHMA CONTROL

• Identify two treatment paradoxes that may impact patients’ acceptance

of asthma maintenance therapy;

• Describe how patient and physician perception of asthma control may

differ and how this may impact asthma management;

• Review asthma management in patients with asthma and COVID-19.