Asthma and COPD


NMS: Asthma and COPD

Welcome to our module looking at asthma and COPD. It is based on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) interactive PDF learning programme on New medicine service – asthma and COPD, and is designed to give pharmacy technicians an overview and better understanding of this area of practice.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the differences between asthma and COPD
  • Know how to identify the key issues for patients taking a new respiratory medicine 
  • Be able to provide advice to patients to enable them to manage their condition effectively.