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Asthma: Treatment (ASTHT)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Asthma: Treatment
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsA chronic respiratory disease, asthma restricts airways and impairs breathing. Though the cause of asthma is not completely understood, many risk factors increase the chances of developing the disease. Children with infrequent episodic asthma often overcome the condition and gain normal adult lung function. This course will explain the prognosis, treatment options, and classification of pediatric and late onset asthma.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Asthma: Treatment course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Pediatric Asthma
6. Adult Asthma
7. Progress Check

8. Objectives
9. Route of Administration
10. Pharmacokinetics
11. Bioavailability
12. pMDIs
13. BAIs and DPIs
14. Nebulizers
15. Progress Check

16. Objectives
17. Asthma Management
18. Types of Medications
19. Glucocorticosteroids
20. Long-Acting Beta-2 Agonists
21. Other Controller Medications
22. Reliever Medications
23. Progress Check

24. Objectives
25. General Features
26. Case Study 1
27. Case Study 2
28. Infants and Children
29. Progress Check

30. Summary


Explain the natural history of asthma in patients of various age groups.
Describe pediatric asthma`s symptoms and long-term prognosis.
Describe the prognosis for those patients with occupational asthma.
Describe common asthma medication administration routes and their pharmacokinetics.
Explain the inhalation delivery devices and their efficacy and safety concerns.
Explain asthma therapy goals and management strategies.
Distinguish between controller and reliever medications.
Describes the actions, advantages, and disadvantages of different pharmacological agents.
List the four asthma severity steps.
Explain how physicians adjust treatment in the stepwise approach to maintain asthma control.

Online Training Program Benefits:

  • Immediate access to training: Instructions, username, password and receipt of payment emailed instantly upon online enrollment
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  • Self-paced courses: 24/7 access to individual courses for 90 days; and 180 days for professional certification programs
  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
  • Verification of training: Certificates can be verified online, and electronic badges are issued for all Professional Certification programs
  • Corporate reimbursements: Employers may pay for or reimburse employees for training. Purchase orders (POs) for both individual and group training are accepted
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  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

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