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What you'll learn in this expert session

Inhaler technique is a major problem, with only around 10% of patients being able to demonstrate the correct technique. In this presentation, Prof Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, a leader in clinical pharmacy research, discusses the most common ways inhalers are incorrectly used and demonstrates the correct technique for different types of inhalers to best manage asthma and COPD. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the relationship between incorrect inhaler use and poor clinical outcomes
  • Discuss key factors that need to be considered when choosing an inhaler device
  • Understand the technical considerations of inhaler devices 
  • Know the important steps in inhaler use to provide effective patient education

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Prof Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich 

Prof Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich is an internationally recognised leader in clinical pharmacy research in the field of respiratory medicine. She is on the executive committee of Allergic Rhinitis in Asthma (ARIA), the body responsible for creating guidelines for the management of allergic rhinitis and Chair of the Pharmacy ARIA group. She is also a member of the executive committee of the Respiratory Effectiveness Group, an investigator-led, not-for-profit research initiative that has been set up in recognition of the potential value of real-life research and the need to harness real-life evidence to inform meaningful practice guidelines. Prof Bosnic-Anticevich is the author of over 80 research publications and has attracted over $11 million of research funding.

Course curriculum

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    Video Lecture

    • Inhaler Devices (31 mins of CPD)

    • Test your Learning!

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection

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