The goal of this continuing education program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about status asthmaticus, its presentation, treatment and prevention. After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify the risk factors for status asthmaticus and its clinical presentation.
- Discuss the workup of a patient with status asthmaticus, the role of arterial blood gas, and the criteria for hospital admission.
- List the different classes of drugs used to treat status asthmaticus and describe their characteristics.
This course is designed for pharmacists.
Gannett Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Initial Release Date: 01/30/2012; Planned Expiration Date: 01/30/2015