CHAPTERS

Pathophysiology & Diagnosis of Asthma

This presentation focuses on the following objectives:

Discuss the pathophysiology of asthma
Identify the importance of spirometry in the diagnosis of asthma
Identify the proper procedure for obtaining spirometric measures
Discuss other diagnostic testing methods that would support the diagnosis of asthma


Speaker Information

Shawna Strickland, PhD, CAE, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, FAARC


Asthma Pharmacology

This presentation focuses on the following objectives:

Achieve good control of symptoms and maintain normal activities
Minimize the risk of exacerbations, reducing lung function, and medication side effects


Speaker Information

Douglas S. Gardenhire EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC


Improving Asthma Care

This presentation focuses on the following objectives:

Use educational models and frameworks when designing asthma self management education
List strategies that facilitate good patient education
Identify how neighborhood, family, and individual factors influence the development of asthma and asthma exacerbations
Describe strategies to mitigate environmental triggers
Explain which strategies are needed to improve asthma care


Speaker Information

Ellen A. Becker PhD, RRT, RRT-NPS, RPFT, AE-C, FAARC


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