ASSOCIATION OF
ASTHMA EDUCATORS


Upcoming Events

    • 20 May 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Virtual
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    • Association of Asthma Educators’ Course

    • BECOMING AN ASTHMA EDUCATOR AND CARE MANAGER


    • This course is dedicated to teaching participants to holistically approach the education of patients and families with asthma.  Care topics discussed are asthma prevalence, goals of therapy, pathophysiology, controlling factors that contribute to severity, pharmacotherapy, medical administration, monitor symptoms, co-morbidities, and optimizing education.  Application of core topics is reviewed through interactive case studies.  

      Learning Objectives:  4 Contact Hours

      Describe the Burden of Asthma in the US

      Outline key components of Asthma management from the EPR-4 NHLBI Clinical Asthma Guidelines.

      Optimize inspiratory flow for given inhalation devices.

      Evaluate patients and caregivers’ educational need and select management tools to optimize partnerships in care.

      REGISTRATION: $50.00

    • Montana Residents Only: Please contact admin@asthmaeducators.org


    • Agenda:  NOTE THIS IS MOUNTAIN TIME 

      1:00pm Assessment and Monitoring                              

      Control of Environmental Factors Contributing to Asthma

      Break/Skills Check

      Medications

      Education for Partnership in Care

                                      

      BEHAVIOR OBJECTIVES-

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    • Describe the burden of asthma in the US is covered in the Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager
    • Outline key components of asthma management from the EPR-4 NHLBI Clinical Asthma guidelines is covered in the assessment and monitoring, controlling factors contributing to asthma and medications section.
    • Optimize inspiratory flow for given inhalation devices is covered in inhalation devices.
    • Evaluate patients and caregivers educational needs and select management tools to optimize partnerships of care, covered in Case studies.


    • TOPICS/Contact Hours

    1. Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager: 0.75 Contact Hours
    • Describe the burden of Asthma in the US
    2. Assessment and Monitoring: 0.75 Contact Hours. 
    • Outline key components of asthma management from the expert panel report 3 guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Asthma.
    3.. Controlling Environmental Factors Contributing to Asthma: 1.00 Contact Hours.
    • Describe various classifications of medications, Describe the stages of the "Stepwise approach",
    • Outline the various inhalation devices that are currently available for the treatment of asthma Inhalation Devices: 0.75 Contact hours.
    • Identify the optimum inspiratory flow of various inhalation devices Identify proper administration techniques and mistakes when using various inhalation devices.
    4. Education for Partnership in Care: 0.75 Contact Hours.
    • Learn to provide self-management education on the following topics: monitoring asthma written asthma action plan medication technique environmental control.


    CONTINUING EDUCATION

    DISCLOSURES: Kendra Procacci has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies and will disclose prior to presenting.

    ACCREDITATION This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of AnMed Health and the Association of Asthma Educators(AAE). AnMed Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    CREDIT DESIGNATION: AnMed Health designates this “live activity” for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Pharmacy

    The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  ACPE# 0046-9999-21-115-L01-P/T provides 4.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, participants must verify attendance, and complete the evaluation form(s) of this program. Participants must provide their name, email address, NABP e-Profile ID, and date of birth (MMDD) to receive credit. Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. It is the participant’s responsibility to check CPE Monitor to verify credit has been uploaded. If credit is not shown please contact the provider **No partial session credit will be given**

    Nursing

    This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with the requirements of the California Board of Registered Nursing. The Association of Asthma Educators is an approved provider (#13605) of continuing education in nursing. This activity meets the criteria for mandatory continuing education requirements, and the participant is awarded 4.0 contact hours.

    Respiratory

    This program has been approved for 3.0 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063, Course # 184760000

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