Asthma and COPD Fundamentals eLearning course

Brought to you by the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (AFRNZ), this course provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive pharmacological and non-pharmacological information for health professionals with an interest in respiratory medicine. The course addresses the significant health disparity that exists for Māori and Pacific peoples with asthma and COPD in Aotearoa and gives clear guidance for health professionals to provide targeted patient care. 

The Fundamentals eLearning course has been updated to align with the new New Zealand Asthma and COPD best practice guidelines 2020/2021.  

The four online modules can be completed any time and course content can be reviewed and revisited as often as needed.

  • Module 1 ‘Asthma Fundamentals’
  • Module 2 ‘Asthma Management’
  • Module 3 ‘COPD Management’
  • Module 4 ‘Health Promoting Practice’ 

By completing the Fundamentals eLearning course, you will receive: 

  • 12 continuing professional development hours 
  • Endorsement by the College of Nurses Aotearoa (NZ) Inc 
  • A digital certificate which can be uploaded to your learning portfolio 

The Fundamentals eLearning course costs $135. 

Click here to enrol. 

Nurse Education in Asthma Treatment (NEAT) Workshop

Hosted by Asthma NZ, this workshop provides insights, case studies and hands on device training by experienced Asthma NZ Nurses. 

2023 dates for the course:

  • 24 May - Online
  • 14 June - Rotorua
  • 5 July - Auckland (specifically curated for school nurses)
  • 23 August - Wellington 
  • 5 September - Palmerston North 
  • 13 September - Auckland 
  • 27 September - Online 
  • 25 October - Rotorua 
  • 7 November - Wellington 
  • 29 November - Online 

Courses run from 9:30am to 4:00pm.

  • $50 in-person course (includes resources, morning tea and lunch )
  • $25 online course 

Click here to register.