Dealing with Asthma
Asthma affects an estimated 16 million adult Americans. Asthma is a public health concern with over 10 million lost workdays in adults. This course discusses etiology, pathophysiology, factors and triggers of an asthma attack. In addition, clinical manifestations, diagnostic studies, drug therapy and nursing management for asthma are also discussed.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the etiology and pathophysiology of asthma.
- List the risk factors and triggers of an asthma attack.
- Describe the clinical manifestations and collaborative care of asthma.
- List the clinical classifications of asthma.
- Complications of severe acute asthma and life-threatening asthma.
- Describe the diagnostic studies for asthma.
- Explain the drug therapy available to treat asthma as well as describe patient teaching related to drug therapy.
- Describe the nursing management of the patient with asthma.
- Number: CE110004
- CE Broker ID: 20-336558
- Contact hours: 1 CE Hour
- Price: $4.95
- Expiration date: Tuesday, 08 October 2013