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Asthma Patient Care
Course Description
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.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Discuss the epidemiology of asthma.

2) Review the pathophysiology, etiology, and contributing factors related to the development of asthma.

3) List asthma signs and symptoms.

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) Identify the elements of long-term asthma management.

8) Discuss 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.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 10.00 Contact Hours.

Course Availability: Expires October 4, 2021. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Judith Swan, MSN, BSN, ADN

Judith Swan has been in the healthcare field for over forty years, beginning as a medic in the U.S. Air Force. As an RN, she has worked in mental health, emergency, orthopedics, hospice, and medical/surgical. She holds an MSN as a family nurse practitioner. Judith's experience in nursing education includes teaching psychiatric, long-term, and dementia nursing care and as director of a nursing assistant college program. She has written ancillary educational materials for nursing textbooks, state curriculum for nursing assistant programs, online health articles, and continuing education courses, including courses for Wild Iris Medical Education since 2012.

Michael Jay Katz, MD, PhD

Michael Jay Katz has taught anatomy, physical diagnosis, and scientific writing in the medical school of Case Western Reserve University for more than twenty-five years. He has written sixteen books and eighty papers and essays. He is currently the anatomy and physiology consultant for Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 10 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 11/01/2022
Cost: $49.00
Credit Offered: 10 ANCC Credits
 
 
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