Evaluation of Poorly Controlled Asthma

This course is for the interdisciplinary healthcare team and provides an overview of care of a pediatric patient with poorly controlled asthma.

Estimated time for completion: 1 hour

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers, Doctors, EMS, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists

Learner Outcome

After viewing this presentation, participants will self-report increased knowledge and competency related to the evaluation and care of a pediatric patient with poorly controlled asthma.

Learning Objectives

  • Employ a strategy to approach the evaluation of poorly controlled asthma 
  • Recognize co-morbid conditions that can impact asthma control and management
  • Review aero-allergen mitigation strategies to improve asthma control
  • Identify reasons for poor medication adherence
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: 
02/09/2021
Course expires: 
01/31/2023
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Primary Author:
William C. Anderson III, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Director, Multidisciplinary Asthma Clinic
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Peer reviewed by:
Maureen Bauer, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Allergy and Immunology
Children's Hospital Colorado

Kirstin Carel, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Allergy and Immunology
Children's Hospital Colorado

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 the 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
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