607: Asthma: Pharmacological Therapy (A)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  1. Identify and discuss the long-term and short-acting medications used in the management of asthma.
  2. Explain the various routes of administration used with medications for asthma.
  3. Discuss special issues regarding asthma-patient medications.
  4. Identify the key factors regarding asthma-patient education.
  5. Identify and discuss the key factors associated with long-term management of asthma.
  6. Explain what is meant by the “step” approach to gaining control of asthma.
  7. Identify and discuss the key points associated with managing exacerbations of asthma.

(149 pages)

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