Inhaled Medications for Children with Asthma v23

This course is for the interdisciplinary healthcare team (RN, MD, RT, EMS, APP) 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


Original version: 03.2021
Reviewed and Updated: 07.2023 (minimal changes)

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Children's Hospital Colorado
United States

Presenting Faculty:

 Joyce Baker, MBA, RRT, RRT-NPS, AE-C, FAARC
 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


Planners, faculty and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


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.  


Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved with distinction 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. 


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. 


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

Criteria to Obtain Continuing Education Certificate 

Complete this course and the evaluation.

Available Credit

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


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