CE Credit

Identifying and Treating Children with Asthma

Welcome to the training on Identifying and Treating Children with Asthma provided by Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.00 CE

Goal

Equip Texas Health Steps providers and other health-care professionals to identify asthma, apply a stepwise treatment approach as part of managing asthma patients in a primary care setting, and make appropriate referrals for specialty care.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Specify what is involved in diagnosing asthma.
  2. Assess risk factors for asthma and counsel patients and families about risk-reduction strategies.
  3. Differentiate between the categories of asthma medications and medication delivery systems.
  4. Apply a recommended stepwise approach as part of managing asthma patients in a primary care setting.

Please note this module expires on 2/1/2021.

Accreditation Statement

Disclosures

The medical definitions in this module were obtained or adapted from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Mayo Clinic, the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and WebMD.