The number of people diagnosed with asthma is increasing. In fact, each year nearly 500,000 Americans are hospitalized with asthma. Although life-threatening, most flare-ups and deaths can be prevented. This course provides students with an excellent understanding of the causes and risk factors of asthma. Readers will learn about the signs and symptoms of the condition plus gain an understanding of preventative measures and the variety of treatments currently available.Course Objectives:
1. List and explain the causes and risk factors for asthma.
2. Recognize the signs and symptoms of asthma.
3. Describe the current treatments available for asthma.Sections:
Section 1 – Overview and Signs and Symptoms (2 CEH)
Section 2 – Causes and Risk Factors (2 CEH)
Section 3 – Prevention and Treatment (2 CEH)
Total amount of continuing education credits 6
Course available through 26 Jan 2013