Certified Short Courses

About the course

This online course is targeted at primary healthcare practitioners in Sub-Saharan Africa(SSA) with a particular interest in the management of patients with Asthma and related respiratory conditions. This modular course is presented by renowned experts in the field of respiratory from Kenya, Ethiopia, and Ghana. It comprises eight short 1-hour modules providing the latest information on various facets of Asthma Management.

Each module consists of 5 pre-tests and 10 post-test questions in a multiple-choice format and an educational video lecture having practical-based examples on Asthma Management. This course is CPD accredited for medical doctors across Sub-Saharan Africa(SSA).

On successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded a course completion e-Certificate which they'll be able to download from their end. Participants can use this certificate to claim CPD points from their respective councils.  For KMPDC members(Kenya), CPD points token number (10 points) will appear alongside the certificate of completion. 

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Course Info

  • 8 Modules
  • 8 Hours
  • 998 Enrolment
  • 08 November 2021 – 31 July 2024

Course Outline

1. Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Asthma

2. Treatment of Asthma as per Ethiopia treatment guidelines

3. Diagnosis assessment and lung function

4. General Treatment of Asthma and GINA guidelines recommendations

5. Ghana Treatment Guidelines

6. Choices of Devices in Asthma

7. Patient Education in Asthma

8. Kenya Treatment Guidelines

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