Asthma Nursing Part I

Last updated: December 7, 2020

Course Description

This course will explore the medical care and nursing care in Asthma which is a chronic inflammatory airway disorder characterized by airway hyper-responsiveness and recurrent episodes of acute symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and/or shortness of breath (SOB) that affects between 235 and 300 million people worldwide.

Contact Hours:  1.0

Course Price:    $10.00

Accreditation/Approval

Eagle Professional Services (EPS) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Florida Board of Nursing, CE provider # 50-29522.

Tracking # 20-761919

About this Course

You must score 80% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation tool to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity.  The information provided is for educational purposes.

Course Objectives

  • Introduction
  • Outline the epidemiology and utilize the appropriate terms and definitions related to asthma care.
  • Formulate an understanding of the pathophysiology of asthma and its various phenotypes.
  • Identify the various asthma risk factors and methods for prevention.
  • Reference the appropriate tests and evaluations used to diagnose asthma.