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Asthma management is an ever-evolving field with new medications, guidelines, and strategies… making effective asthma management an ongoing challenge. Each patient has unique needs, individual levels of understanding, and possible co-morbidities.

Our course ensures you're up to date with the latest developments for caring for patients with asthma.

You will learn how to optimize therapy for better patient outcomes, develop a customized asthma education plan, and guide patients toward self-management.

  • Earn up to 13.25 CE hours, including up to 7.25 pharmacology CE hours.
  • Enhance your practice with new expertise in asthma management and education.
  • Make a positive impact on the lives of your patients with asthma.
  • Increase reimbursement for asthma education interventions.
Register today to become a confident and skilled asthma management expert. Unlock the knowledge and tools you need to make a difference in the lives of asthma patients while advancing your proficiency in asthma care. Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your asthma management skills to the next level!

As an experienced clinician, you can provide patients with the knowledge and skills needed to control asthma. With this training, you can help your patients prevent repeated use of the emergency room for asthma exacerbations and reduce risk of asthma mortality. The partnership between the healthcare provider and the patient makes all the difference. Asthma self-management is a journey for the patient.

As you expand your role in asthma care, you can make a significant impact in patient outcomes. Register now to:

  • Gain insights into your role in asthma education, including teaching, educating, and counseling.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to minimize the impact of asthma on your patients' quality of life.
  • Achieve the highest standards of care for your patients with asthma.
  • Hear the latest practical strategies for asthma management from EPR-4 and NIH, and GINA.
  • Overcome barriers to working with challenging patients.
  • Coach uncontrolled asthma patients towards progress.
  • Begin your journey to Asthma Educator Certification… and earn your certificate of completion.
Comprehensive Asthma Certificate Course:
Mastering Medications, Management and Education

Valued at $789.84
Register Today for Just $394.92!
Plus, earn up to 13.25 CE Hours, including up to 7.25 pharmacology CE hours.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Six Comprehensive Modules:
Each module provides in-depth content to ensure participants gain a comprehensive understanding of asthma management and education. By the end of this course, participants will be well-prepared to provide high-quality care and education to individuals with asthma, contributing to improved patient outcomes and better asthma control.
Understanding Asthma

  • Introduction to Asthma
  • Definition and epidemiology
  • Historical perspective
  • Types of asthma (e.g., allergic, non-allergic, exercise-induced)
Patient and Family Assessment

  • Severity of Asthma
  • Classification of asthma severity (intermittent, mild, moderate, severe)
  • Assessment tools (e.g., Asthma Control Test)
  • Impairment and Risk Assessment
  • Determining asthma control
  • Identifying risk factors for exacerbations
Factors Contributing to Asthma Exacerbations

  • Triggers of Asthma Exacerbations
  • Environmental triggers (allergens, pollutants, tobacco smoke)
  • Behavioral triggers (non-adherence, stress)
  • Comorbid Conditions
  • Recognizing and managing conditions that worsen asthma (e.g., allergies, GERD)
Behavioral and Environmental Modifications

  • Building a Partnership with Patients
  • Effective communication techniques
  • Shared decision-making
  • Barriers to Asthma Self-Management
  • Identifying common obstacles
  • Strategies to overcome barriers
Your Role as an Asthma Educator: Professional Practices

  • Professional Networking
  • Collaborating with other healthcare professionals
  • Staying informed about new research and treatments
  • Community Outreach
  • Engaging with local communities to promote asthma awareness
  • Organizing educational programs and workshops
  • Health Education Evaluations
  • Assessing the impact of educational interventions
  • Continuous improvement in asthma education practices
Asthma Management and Medication Devices

  • Classification of Asthma Medications
  • Short-acting beta-agonists (SABA)
  • Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS)
  • Biologics and their role in severe asthma
  • Stepwise Approach to Asthma Management
  • Guided by asthma severity and control
  • Adjusting medication regimens based on patient response
  • SMART (Single Maintenance and Reliever Therapy)
  • Understanding and implementing this strategy
  • Guidelines Updates
  • GINA (Global Initiative for Asthma) guidelines
  • EPR-4 (Expert Panel Report 4) updates and recommendations
Comprehensive Asthma Certificate Course:
Mastering Medications, Management and Education

Valued at $789.84
Register Today for Just $394.92!
Plus, earn up to 13.25 CE Hours, including up to 7.25 pharmacology CE hours.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
  1. Developed to meet real-world needs of clinicians
  2. Lead by experts who work with patients with asthma every day
  3. Evidence-based guidelines... from GINA, SMART, NICH, GOLD!
  4. Information that you can immediately apply in your practice
  5. Current pharmacology content and opportunity to earn up to 7.25 pharmacology CE hours

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Understanding Asthma: Gain a comprehensive understanding of asthma, including its pathophysiology, triggers, and risk factors.
  • Medication Mastery: Explore the wide rand of asthma medications, from inhalers to biologics. Learn how to teach your patients when and how to use them effectively.
  • Customized Treatment Plans: Develop individualized asthma management plans that consider individual patient needs, preferences, and comorbidities.
  • Patient Education: Partner with your patients using innovative techniques for educating patients about their condition, medications, and self-management strategies.
  • Emerging Therapies: Stay ahead of the curve by exploring the latest advancements in asthma treatment, including prediction medicine.
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Learn how to work seamlessly with other healthcare providers to ensure holistic asthma care.

This course is appropriate for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians, asthma educators, respiratory therapists, and all other clinicians who care for patients with asthma.

Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus materials. Click here for course objectives and outline.

Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.

Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.

Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 13.25 CE hours! Click here for Credit details and credit details specific to your profession.

This comprehensive course on asthma management and education is designed to equip healthcare professionals and educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively assess, educate, and support patients and their families in managing asthma. Participants will gain a deep understanding of asthma, its types, and the factors contributing to exacerbations. They will also learn how to build partnerships with patients, implement behavioral and environmental modifications, and stay updated on professional practices and guidelines. Additionally, participants will become proficient in asthma management techniques and medication devices.

Comprehensive Asthma Certificate Course:
Mastering Medications, Management and Education

Valued at $789.84
Register Today for Just $394.92!
Plus, earn up to 13.25 CE Hours, including up to 7.25 pharmacology CE hours.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Meet the Course Experts

Linda Nozart
Linda Nozart MPH, BSRT, RRT, AE-C, “The Asthma Lady” is the CEO of Noz Health ED, LLC a Healthcare Consultant Business, the Host of RTs Share Tea podcast and a public speaker on asthma education and community health program development. Previously, she was the Administrative Director of the Asthma Program at NYC H + H/Woodhull Hospital where she oversaw the NYC Department of Health Asthma Center of Excellence CHW Asthma Case Management Program reducing ER visits for pediatric patients. For over 14 years, she has led asthma steering committees, interdisciplinary workgroups, and allied coalitions as a Registered Respiratory Therapist and Certified Asthma Educator. In the past, she has facilitated workshops for the Brenda Pillars Asthma Education Program and the One City Health DSRIP 3d ii project "Expansion of Home-Based Environmental Asthma Management." Linda served 4 years as the Chairperson to the North Brooklyn Asthma Action Alliance (NBAAA), an award-winning asthma coalition that caters to reduce disparities in health care by serving medically underserved communities and providing access to quality care. She also served as an active core member of the Woodhull Hospital's Employee Recognition Committee. Linda Nozart received her Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care and Master of Public Health at Long Island University Brooklyn (LIU).

Click here for information about Linda Nozart-Frierson

Damien Fisher
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 he 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 certified 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 of 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.

Click here for information about Damien Fisher
PLUS, when you register today, you'll receive 4 FREE video bonus sessions...
A $459 value!

Alicia Elam
Asthma Interventions: The GINA Guidelines
Alicia Elam, PharmD | Click here for information about Alicia Elam

Everything you have known and practiced in the management of asthma for the past 50 years is no longer relevant! The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) Guidelines have totally revamped the approach to asthma management and as a primary care provider, this is information you absolutely need to know. In this session, you will learn the current asthma treatment strategies with the goal of preventing deaths and exacerbations, with new guidelines for prescribing albuterol as a rescue inhaler. You will walk away with a new understanding of the best way to manage asthma today!

Paul Langlois
Respiratory Pharmacology: Pharmacokinetics, Indications for Use and Patient Monitoring
Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS | Click here for information about Paul Langlois

Have you ever felt a lack of confidence when prescribing pulmonary medications? You are not alone… During this session, Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, will take you through laboratory data, testing results and physical assessment findings to determine the appropriate respiratory diagnosis. From there, you will take away the very latest updates to guide prescriptive decisions for the most common respiratory conditions you see in practice — asthma, COPD, COVID-19, TB, pulmonary hypertension, & pneumonia. This jam-packed presentation is sure to leave you with new insights and evidence-based guidelines to support patients optimally.

Stephen Jones
Pediatric Respiratory Conditions: Challenges in Managing Upper versus Lower Airways
Stephen Jones, MS, RN, PNP, ET | Click here for information about Stephen Jones

Children are not small adults, and infants are not small children. Each is unique and requires different interventions and treatment modalities. In today's managed care and "decreased length of stay" environment, it is imperative that nurses and other healthcare providers in all health care settings-from home to primary care to acute care-be prepared to identify and intervene with respiratory situations as early as possible.

Mike Hess
Managing COPD in Primary Care: Yes, You Can!
Mike Hess, MPH, RPFT, RRT | Click here for information about Mike Hess

COPD is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and around the world. Unfortunately, many clinicians do not have the time or resources to optimally manage this complex disease. This presentation will provide an overview of COPD pathophysiology as well as best practices for managing the condition, including pharmacological, non-pharmacological, and advanced interventions. The presentation is designed to give busy clinicians immediate actionable recommendations to enhance patient care for the COPD community.

How You'll Feel after Completion in Your Practice Setting
  • CONFIDENT to safely prescribe medications for asthma…SABA, OCS, ICS, and more!
  • EQUIPPED to initiate treatment for and manage asthma in your practice setting.
  • PREPARED to educate your patients about their asthma and self-management.
  • ENERGIZED to take the next steps to bring your asthma care to the next level!

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Comprehensive Asthma Certificate Course:
Mastering Medications, Management and Education

Valued at $789.84
Register Today for Just $394.92!
Plus, earn up to 13.25 CE Hours, including up to 7.25 pharmacology CE hours.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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