Our free eLearning resources are available to support your development within clinical practice. Offered across a wide range of clinical areas, they are an ideal chance to enhance your skills using practical scenarios. If you experience any difficulties, please email sitesupport@educationforhealth.org and we will respond during office hours.

UKIG Standards for Inhaler Technique


The UK Inhaler Group (UKIG), a coalition of not-for-profit organisations and professional societies, recognises that many people find inhalation of medicines complicated and difficult leading to sub-optimal use and effect. It is vital that healthcare professionals have the skills to assist patients, yet many practitioners lack the necessary knowledge and skills relating to inhaler technique to support them.

As a result, UKIG has developed a set of standards and competencies for healthcare practitioners to enable them to work with patients to optimise technique and maximise the benefit of the medication. This site shows the standards in an easily accessible way.

Introduction to COPD



Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a major public health problem. Introduction to COPD will provide nurses with the knowledge to manage patients with COPD throughout their journey.

This free resource aims to increase nurses’ confidence and competence and enhance their understanding of this complex disease.

Supporting Children’s Health: Asthma

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This free online resource is a public access site with content developed by expert health professionals in consultation with teachers, sports coaches and children’s activity leaders. Anyone who uses the resource will gain the knowledge and confidence to support children with asthma, deal with emergency situations and could help save lives.

Severe Asthma Online Module

Severe Asthma Online page








http://severeasthmaonline.co.uk – NEWLY UPDATED JULY 2019

This free eLearning programme is  designed for practitioners in primary care who have some understanding of asthma management. It will take you approximately 45 minutes to complete and will allow you to print off your own certificate of completion.


Chronic Urticaria Online Module

Chronic Urticaria online module


This free eLearning programme is  designed for UK healthcare professionals who need to enhance their chronic urticaria knowledge. It will take you approximately 60-75 minutes to complete. At the end you can complete the short assessment and print off a certificate of completion.

e-Asthma Programme


The e-Asthma programme is an interactive e-learning resource for healthcare professionals which aims to improve the diagnosis and management of asthma as a long term condition for children and adults.


We also have previews of our eLearning modules available, see how our eLearning can work for you.