The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses and respiratory therapists on the mechanisms of dyspnea and its evidence-based assessment and management. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the characteristics, common causes and underlying mechanisms of dyspnea
- Discuss the evidence-based assessment of dyspnea with emphasis on clinical indicators in different conditions and patient populations
- Explain the evidence-based management of dyspnea
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, physicians, respiratory therapists and radiologic technologists.
Respiratory therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
This program has been approved for 1 contact hour of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. AARC Sponsor ID: 9514012. This is a non-traditional course. This CE course is approved from 1/17/2012 to 1/17/2014, 2/17/2014 to 2/17/2016, and 9/25/2016 to 9/25/2018.
If you are a respiratory therapist, remember to give us your AARC member number when filling out your license number information.
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care (provider #FBN 50-1489).