Agenda

Course Goal:
Present an in-depth review of asthma education based on the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) detailed content outline.

Objectives
(1) Explain trends in asthma prevalence. (2) Determine individual patient’s levels of severity and control. (3) Evaluate barriers to adherence as they apply to self-assessment and self-management of asthma. (4) Utilizing problem based learning, optimize a plan of care for patients’ with asthma.

Printable Agenda

May 18
Time Topic
12:30 - 1:30 pm Taking the National Asthma Educator Certification Exam
1:30 - 2:30 pm Asthma Epidemiology/Pathophysiology
2:30 - 2:45 pm Break
2:45 - 4:15 pm History, Physical Exam, and Assessment of Severity/Control
4:15 - 5:45 pm Educational Needs
May 19
Time Topic
8:30 - 9:30 am Spirometry Interpretation for Asthma Educators
9:30 - 11:00 am Pharmacotherapy
11:00 - 11:15 am Break
11:15 - 12:15 pm Co-Morbidities and Treatment Interventions: Behavioral, Environmental, Pharmacological
12:15 - 12:45 pm Lunch Break
12:45 - 1:15 pm Culturally Sensitive Approaches to Asthma
1:15 - 2:45 pm Asthma Devices Workshop
2:45 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 3:30 pm Professional Networking, Referral and Outcomes
3:30 - 4:30 pm Complicated Asthma, Comprehensive Case

NOTICE: Although AAE’s National Asthma Educator Certification Course is taught by experts in the field of asthma education and is designed to cover the NAECB Test Matrix. AAE cannot guarantee passage of The National Asthma Educator Certification exam following completion of this course.