Diagnosing Asthma

This course is for the interdisciplinary healthcare team and provides a review of diagnosing a pediatric patient with asthma. 

Estimated time for completion: 1 hour

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers, Doctors, EMS, Nurses and Respiratory Therapist.

Learner Outcomes

After viewing this presentation, participants will self-report increased knowledge and competency related to identifying patients at risk for asthma and diagnosing asthma.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the key symptoms of asthma and common triggers
  • Identify the risk factors for developing asthma in childhood
  • Describe the other diseases and illnesses that can mimic asthma is in the diagnostic process
  • Discuss the basic treatment choices for children with asthma
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CRCE Credit
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
07/01/2021
Course expires: 
07/31/2023
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
United States

Faculty Presenter:

Monica Federico, MD 
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Medical Director, Asthma Program
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Peer reviewed by:

Joyce Baker MBA, RRT-NPS, AE-C 
Asthma Clinical Program Coordinator
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Melanie Gleason, MS, PA-C, AE-C
Senior Instructor
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital Colorado

No individuals in a position to control content for this activity have any relevant financial relationships to declare.

Medical
Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing
Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 1 nursing contact hour(s) is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

EMS
Children’s Hospital Colorado is a State of Colorado recognized EMS Training Group (CO-049) and will provide 1 continuing education credit(s) for all pre-hospital providers.

Respiratory
This program has been approved for 1 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425, N. MacAuthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving TX 75063.

Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CRCE Credit
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

You will need access to the internet, speakers or a headset to participate in this course.