Inhaled Medications for Children with Asthma

This course is for the interdisciplinary healthcare team and provides an overview of inhaled medications for children with 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 skills related to inhaled medications for asthma, factors influencing medication adherence and device selection based on a child's age and physical abilities. 

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize factors influencing medication adherence
  • Discuss the different types of inhaled medications for asthma
  • Identify the different asthma inhalers currently available
  • Review proper device selection based on age and physical abilities
     
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: 
03/01/2021
Course expires: 
03/31/2023
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Children's Hospital Colorado
United States

Presenting Faculty:

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

Peer Reviewed by:

Bridget Raleigh, FNP-BC, AE-C
Associate Medical Director of Asthma Programs
The Breathing Institute/Pulmonary Medicine
Children's Hospital Colorado

Naomi Miyazawa, MS, PA-C, AE-C
Senior Instructor, Pulmonary Medicine
The Breathing Institute
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 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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