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Asthma: Calming the Airways

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Authors:

   Fran Laughton, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP

   Tracey Long, RN, PhD, APRN

Contact hours: 4.5
Expiration date: March 1, 2022
Course price: $39

Course Summary

Clinical characteristics of asthma and related airway inflammation, plus the host and environmental factors that contribute to asthma, as well as medication management and the client education essential to optimal results.

The following course information applies to occupational therapy professionals:

  • Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
  • Instructional Level: Advanced
  • Content Focus: Category 1—Domain of OT, Client Factors  
    Category 3—Professional Issues, Legal, Legislative, and Regulatory Issues

Criteria for Successful Completion

Study the course material, achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post test (the post test can be repeated if a learner scores less than 80%), complete the course evaluation, and pay where required. No partial credit will be awarded.

Accreditation

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Course Objectives

When you finish this course you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the incidence and prevalence of asthma in the United States.
  2. Explain the classifying and assessing of asthma.
  3. Defend the importance of rigorous client education about asthma.
  4. Summarize the differential diagnosis and comorbidities of asthma.
  5. List the environmental factors that contribute to asthma.
  6. Explain medication management of asthma.
  7. Describe the way in which partnering with clients leads to optimal results.