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Asthma CEU Courses for Respiratory Therapists

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Rethinking Asthma – Endotypes and Phenotypes
Presented by Heather Murgatroyd, BA, RRT
Live WebinarTue, Aug 16, 2022 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #1553Level: Advanced1 Hour
We recognize the familiar phenotypes of asthma – exercise-induced bronchoconstriction(EIB), allergic, occupational, non-allergic, etc. However, understanding why patients with EIB, for example, may respond differently to the same treatment remains unclear. Identifying the mechanism behind the condition should, ideally, allow for precise - targeted treatment of these patients.

Asthma... Cause of Mortality Since 400 B.C.
Presented by Tim Gilmore, PhD, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, CPFT, AE-C
Live WebinarThu, Oct 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm EDT
Course: #1589Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course emphasizes the current burden/impact of asthma and clinical implications of caring for patients with asthmatic history or current status asthmaticus.

Asthma Education: The Role of the Respiratory Therapist
Presented by Kevin Collins, PhD, RRT, RPFT, AE-C
Course: #1437Level: Advanced1.5 Hours
This advanced course is designed to guide respiratory therapists in the key components of asthma education when teaching patients and their families. The information presented in the webinar consists of relevant research, evidenced-based national asthma guidelines for clinical application, as well as the experience and training of the presenter.

Pediatric Asthma Management
Presented by Kat Johnson, DrPH, MS, MA, CCC-SLP, CAS, CPH, CPCRT, IN, LM
Course: #1345Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Pediatric asthma diagnosis is on the rise, and patient families are looking for information about boosting their health to rely less on expensive conventional medicine. This course provides respiratory therapists with a general overview of pediatric asthma and tools of motivational interviewing counseling to enhance the overall quality of life in pediatric patients in both acute and post-acute care settings.

Mechanical Ventilation in Status Asthmaticus: A Strategic Approach To Ventilator Management And Monitoring
Presented by Justin Phillips, BS, RRT-ACCS
Course: #1305Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The course focuses on ventilator scalar graphics to identify the presence of physiologic abnormalities in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for severe refractory asthma. Discussion of monitoring and diagnostic techniques that aid in the ventilator management of the severe asthmatic will be introduced.

Anaphylaxis Management: More than Just an Epi-Pen!
Presented by Nancy Nathenson, RRT
Course: #11891 Hour
This course provides an overview of current anaphylaxis management. Discussion of topics include causes, steps in diagnosis, assessment, allergy testing, and treatment options. Additionally, reviews emergency medication management, patient/caregiver education, and ongoing management.

Current Guidelines in Asthma Management Across all Age Groups
Presented by Nancy Nathenson, RRT
Course: #1126Level: Introductory1.5 Hours
The purpose of this program is to provide an overview of current asthma management guidelines, including steps in diagnosis, assessment, patient medication management and education. It will explore the factors that contribute to patient non-compliance, strategies to improve patient engagement and health outcomes.

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