Asthma Patient Care

$48.99

Asthma Patient Care. 10-contact-hour continuing education course on asthma signs and symptoms, diagnosis and assessment, pharmacologic treatments, long-term management, complications, breathing difficulty, and managing attacks. Applicable for nursing, occupational therapy, and other practitioners.

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Course Objectives

  1. Define “asthma” and its types.
  2. Discuss the impacts of asthma.
  3. Review the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, etiology, and contributing factors related to the development of asthma.
  4. Describe the diagnostic process and assessment of asthma severity.
  5. Review the pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for asthma.
  6. Describe the management of acute asthma attacks.
  7. Summarize the elements of long-term asthma management.
  8. Identify the roles of respiratory, physical, and occupational therapy in the long-term management of asthma.
  9. Describe complications of asthma.
  10. Discuss asthma care for special populations.

Accreditation/Approval Information

Nursing

Increase your knowledge of how to plan, deliver, and evaluate evidence-based preventative and therapeutic care for patients at risk for asthma and patients who have asthma.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.
  • Nurse practitioners may apply these contact hours to pharmacy continuing education and prescriptive authorization.

Paramedic/EMT

Increase your knowledge of how to plan, deliver, and evaluate evidence-based preventative and therapeutic care for patients at risk for asthma and patients who have asthma.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education is an approved provider for paramedic and EMT continuing education in California by the Coastal Valleys EMS Agency: CE Provider #49-0057.

Occupational Therapy

Increase your knowledge of how to plan, deliver, and evaluate evidence-based preventative and therapeutic care for patients at risk for asthma and patients who have asthma.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Increase your knowledge of how to plan, deliver, and evaluate evidence-based preventative and therapeutic care for patients at risk for asthma and patients who have asthma.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 10.00

Course Availability: Expires 2024-10-01

How It Works

1

Take the online course at your convenience.

2

Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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