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Asthma: Calming the Airways

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   Fran Laughton, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP

   Tracey Long, RN, PhD, APRN

Contact hours: 4.5
AOTA CEUs: 0.45
Expiration date: March 1, 2025
Course price: $39*

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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.

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Target Audience

Nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants*.

*If you are an OT or OTA, you may need the following information for relicensure:

AOTA Approved Provider Logo 2023 ATrain Education is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved provider #6558. This distance learning-independent is offered at 0.45 CEUs, introductory, Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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.


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Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support Disclosure

The planners and authors of this learning activity have declared no conflicts of interest, vested interest, or financial relationship that may influence the content of this activity. All information is provided fairly and without bias.

ATrain Education, Inc. received no outside financial or commercial support in the preparation, presentation or implementation of this learning activity and has no affiliation with any company whose products or services are mentioned in this activity.

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.

*Please note: attainment of course objectives will be assessed in the course evaluation.