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Aerosolized Medications: Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Asthma

About This Course

Asthma is a reversible disease requiring appropriate pharmacological treatment by the Respiratory Therapist. This presentation will cover existing and new aerosolized medications recommended by national and international guidelines in both acute and maintenance treatment of the disease.

Successful completion of this course requires a score of 70% on the post-test.

Original Broadcast Date: May 10, 2016

**Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**

Seminar Objectives

Define asthma

Discuss aerosolized medications used to treat asthma

Discuss non-aerosolized medications used to treat asthma

Differentiate between exacerbation and stable treatment of asthma

Discuss guidelines as a way to implement practice


Speaker Information
  • Douglas S. Gardenhire, EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC