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About this module


Refresh your understanding of asthma management including the associated benefits and challenges. This module covers the following topics:


  • The cycle of asthma management – assess, adjust treatment and review response
  • The challenges of achieving long-term asthma control
  • Benefits of optimal long-term management
  • The benefits of personalised asthma action plans (PAAPs)
  • The impact of patient perceptions on asthma adherence
  • Factors contributing to poor inhaler technique
  • Good practice for doctor/patient relationships
  • The importance of regular asthma reviews and ongoing monitoring


This module is supporting information for the patient-case based modules below.


Module 3:

Asthma personalised long-term management

Case study 1 – Lorraine

Case study 2 – Bob 

Case study 3 – Peter


Module Duration
15 mins
Created Date
Monday, August 1, 2016
Boehringer Ingelheim
Content Type
Inhalers and inhaler technique, Partnerships with patients and carers, Patient management

The educational materials included here are endorsed by the International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) The IPCRG provided an expert faculty, who contributed the case studies, and an international reviewing team, who reviewed the educational materials and recommended that the IPCRG endorse them. The IPCRG wishes to thank its expert faculty for their input and the reviewing team for their constructive and detailed feedback. These materials are advisory and intended for general use. They should not be regarded as applicable to a specific case.

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