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Digital Seminar

Asthma Management and Medication Devices

Damien Fisher, PharmD, AE-C
2 Hours 03 Minutes
Audio and Video
Sep 27, 2023
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Digital Seminar


Asthma management is an ever-evolving field with new medications, guidelines, and strategies...making it hard to find the information you need. Look no further! This course is designed to empower clinicians like you with the latest knowledge and skills needed to stay ahead of the curve and prescribe confidently by exploring the current recommendations and latest advancements in asthma treatment, including precision medicine. 


Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 2.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 

Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 123 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 2.0 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 contact hours. Expires: 09/01/2026.

California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 2.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 2.0 self-study contact hours.

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Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 self-study contact hours. Please email with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 09/27/2023. It was last reviewed on 11/06/2023 and is valid until 11/05/2026


PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Damien Fisher, PharmD, AE-C's Profile

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University of Texas Medical Branch

Damien Fisher, PharmD, AE-C, graduated from Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy with Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2004. He prolonged his studies and completed an American Society Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited residency with an emphasis on community and ambulatory care at the University of Tennessee. He became intrigued in academia, during his career has held three Clinical Assistant Professor positions at Hampton University School of Pharmacy and University of Houston College of Pharmacy, as well as South University School of Pharmacy. His passion in the ambulatory care world is within the areas of pulmonary and dermatology. He is currently ce4rtified as an asthma educator and is heavily involved with the American Lung Association (ALA) as a national presenter. He extended his oratory skills to other organizations such as Georgia Pharmacist Association, National Pharmacist Association, and the Better Breathers Club. He serves as a board member to the National Association Certified Asthma Educator Board and as clinical consultant to the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) advocating for asthma educators’ opportunities. Damien is currently working at University of Texas Medical (UTMB) as an outpatient pharmacy clinical practice specialist within the specialty of pulmonology, dermatology, and allergy. As a patient advocate in this position, Damien ensures his patients achieve healthy outcomes from biologic or nonbiologic medications.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Damien Fisher has employment relationships with the University of Texas Medical Branch, CVS Pharmacy and the American Lung Association Speaking Bureau. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Damien Fisher is a member of the National Pharmacist Association. He is a medical advisory board member for the American Lung Association.


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  1. Determine the medications used in the treatment of asthma, their mechanism of action, and adverse effects
  2. Describe different inhaler techniques used by patients with asthma.
  3. Recognize the most appropriate device for delivery of asthma medication based on patient’s condition. .
  4. Discuss emerging therapies for asthma, specifically the role of biologic agents, including guideline recommendations and supporting clinical evidence.


Asthma Management and Medication Devices 
  • Classification
  • Stepwise approach
  • Short-acting beta agonists (SABA)
  • Inhaled Corticosteroids (ICS)
  • Biologics
  • Single Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (SMART)
  • Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)
  • National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Coordinating Committee (NAEPPCC) Expert Panel 4 (EPR-4)

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Asthma Educators
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Other Clinicians Who Care For Patients With Asthma


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