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Managing Your Asthma Online Course

Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke has collaborated with the Belfast Royal Victoria Children’s Hospital to develop this free, expert led ‘Managing Your Asthma’ online course. 

Our interactive online course is for young people aged 11-21 years old who have asthma, and is designed to empower the young person to develop the knowledge and tools needed to confidently navigate life with asthma.

    • Young people aged 11-21 years old who want to learn how to better control and manage their asthma.
    • People who care for or are close to with somebody with asthma who want to help them manage their asthma.
  • Module 1: Understanding Asthma

    • Exploring the basics: What is asthma and why should I take this seriously?
    • Identifying triggers and understanding the symptoms.
    • Interactive sessions to understand good and bad control.

    Module 2: Managing Your Asthma

    • Strategies for day-to-day management and prevention.
    • Understanding and using personalised action plans for better symptom control.
    • Lifestyle adjustments to reduce the impact of asthma triggers.

    Module 3: Correct Inhaler Technique

    • Understanding different types of inhalers and their uses.
    • Step-by-step guidance for proper inhaler usage.
    • Practical demonstrations and tips for effective inhaler technique.

    Module 4: Handling Asthma Attacks

    • Identifying early warning signs of an asthma attack.
    • Immediate steps to take during an asthma flare-up.
    • What to do in an emergency for severe attacks.
    • Expert Guidance: Created by leading local charity Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke and Doctors and Asthma Nurses from the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.
    • Anytime, Anywhere Access: Study at your own pace anytime you like. All you need is an internet connection!
    • Interactive Modules: Learn through fun and engaging videos, quizzes, and resources.
    • Certificate of Completion: Receive a certificate on achieving an 80% pass rate in the final quiz.
    • Live Life to the Fullest: Learn how to manage your asthma, so it doesn’t limit your activities or dreams.
  • 40 minutes

Get Started:

If you are a member of the public and want to enrol on the course or if you have any other queries, please contact us.