Thousands of people die every year in the United States from asthma or COPD. These troubling conditions affect millions, yet so few are diagnosed and treated adequately. The purpose of this course is to educate the advanced practice clinician regarding the latest statistics regarding asthma and COPD, diagnostic testing, nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management. In addition, a discussion regarding acute asthma and COPD exacerbation will also be presented.
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- Log in to APEA CE Center or download APEA's free mobile app
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- Complete the quiz and evaluation and earn your credits!
*Please note: Videos require the Google Chrome browser.*
Written course material and evaluation MUST be accessed within 6 months after purchase.
After taking part in this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify statistics regarding asthma and COPD
- Discuss the signs and symptoms of asthma and COPD including cough, shortness of breath and wheezing
- Discuss treatment options for asthma and COPD.
TIME TO COMPLETE
Each video is accessible twice within six months of purchase.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.50 CNE credit(s), of which 1.50 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Program ID: 20CAANC
Provider Accreditation Statement
This program is provided by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE).
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
NPACE, the Provider of awarding contact hours, is responsible for adherence to ANCC criteria.
This course is taught by Wendy L. Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP. Dr. Wright is a Family Nurse Practitioner, AANP Fellow, and Owner of Wright & Associates Family Healthcare. She is one of the most sought-after speakers/educators in healthcare. Wendy L. Wright has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Speaker's Bureau for Pfizer, Sanofi and Allergan/Biohaven and Consultant for Sanofi, Merck, GSK and Gilead.
APEA Mobile is a free app for Apple and Android devices. Purchases must be made through apea.com and will automatically be synced to your app. Content downloaded to your device from the app can be accessed at any time, even without an internet connection.
Minimum space required: Each video section may take up to 150 MB. Each audio section may take up to 90 MB. Requires iPhone versions 5 and above and iPad Air and Mini and above.