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Current State of Asthma – 2011

RELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 1, 2011.    EXPIRATION DATE: FEBRUARY 1, 2012.
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE: 1.0 HOUR
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Click here to complete the posttest and obtain a CE certificate online


 

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION OF CREDIT STATEMENT

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the epidemiology of asthma in the pediatric patient
  • Increase knowledge to assist in making an accurate diagnosis, especially in patients under 5 years of age
  • Describe effective management strategies for the asthmatic patient

TARGET AUDIENCE
Pediatric nurses, physician assistants, and other interested healthcare professionals, especially those caring for pediatric asthma patients.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CREDIT
Read the article in its entirety

  1. Select "Click here to complete the posttest and obtain a CE certificate online"
  2. Complete and submit the CE posttest and CE Activity Evaluation
  3. Print you Certificate of Completion

FACULTY
Shirley Becton McKenzie, MS, APRN, PNP-BC, AE-C
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Senior Instructor, Asthma Management Program The Breathing Institute The Children’s Hospital/University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

PROGRAM FORMAT
Learners will participate in this educational activity by reading through article, answering multiple choice questions on the posttest, and completing the evaluation. There is no fee to participate in this CE activity. After reading the article, please log on to www.PediatricNPPA.com/CE9 and click on “Click here to complete the posttest and obtain a CE certificate online.”
SCIENCE CARE DISCLOSURE POLICY
As a provider accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Science Care must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its activities. All course directors, faculty, planners, and any other individual in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. Science Care must determine if the faculty’s relationships may influence the educational content with regard to exposition or conclusion and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity.
Disclosures are as follows:

  • Shirley Becton McKenzie, MS, APRN, PNP-BC, AE-C, has nothing to disclose

PLANNER DISCLOSURES
No other planners or staff in the position to influence the content of this activity has any relationships with relevant commercial interests to disclose.

CONTINUING NURSE EDUCATION ACCREDITATION AND CONTACT HOURS STATEMENT
Science Care is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing as a provider of continuing nursing education, Provider number 15559. This program is acceptable for 1.0 contact hour.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
This CE activity is not funded by any commercial supporters.

UNLABELED OR UNAPPROVED USE OF DRUGS OR DEVICES
It is the policy of Science Care to require the disclosure of all references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices prior to the presentation of educational content. The audience is advised that this CE activity may contain reference(s) to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

DISCLAIMER
The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Science Care or Novellus Healthcare Communications, LLC. Copyright © 2011 by Science Care.