Learn About New Developments in Asthma on CME Webcast. Today on MedNet, we’re going to tell you about the newest developments in asthma management to help you choose the right medications for your patients. Joining our moderator in the studio to update us on asthma management in adults is pulmonologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jennifer McCallister. And then to update us on asthma management in children is pulmonologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Dr. Elizabeth Allen.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS important safety considerations in the use of long-acting beta-agonists in asthma care; SELECT the most appropriate initial inhaler therapy for a patient with asthma-COPD overlap; IDENTIFY new treatment options for both acute and chronic asthma management; and RECOGNIZE protracted bacterial bronchitis – an asthma mimic in young children.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Pathogenesis of asthma
- Diagnosing asthma in children
- Equivalency of different brands of inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta agonists
- Asthma medications and pregnancy
- Allergy testing and desensitization
- School-based asthma treatment program
- Exhaled nitric oxide
- Leukotriene inhibitors in adult asthma
- Bronchial thermoplasty
- Peak flow monitoring
- Role of increasing the dose of inhaled steroids in asthma exacerbations
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