Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

Welcome to Asthma 101, an introduction into the medical condition known as asthma. Do you know the difference between asthma and allergies? We'll explain that in this course. Students will also learn about the usual suspects when it comes to asthma symptoms and the different types of asthma that an individual can be diagnosed with, depending on occupation, lifestyle and hypersensitivity to foods, drugs, and the environment.

In this course, students will also learn how to identify risk factors for contracting asthma as well as a understand the background into genetic information that may be associated with the condition. Managing asthma is also a focus of this course, and students will learn how to provide and contribute to long-term therapy and approaches to asthma treatment following a diagnosis.

In this course, we'll cover a number of commonly prescribed medications and alternative treatments for relief of asthma symptoms. Both prescription and over-the-counter medications used to treat asthma are also covered in this course, as is the use of a variety of diagnostic methodologies to develop a well-rounded and effective short-acting and long-term treatment plan for management of asthma symptoms.

You'll learn about some of the more common complications that those diagnosed with asthma need to watch out for as well as steps that you can take to create a cleaner, safer and healthier home environment.

Students will also learn how asthma affects children, pregnant women and the elderly in different ways and steps that each group can take in their fight against asthmas by discussing medications, lifestyle changes, and knowledge that helps reduce the frequency and severity of asthma attacks in a variety of environments.

 
 
 
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define what asthma is.
  • Recognize asthma symptoms.
  • Identify different types of asthma.
  • Describe asthma triggers.
  • Describe methods for managing asthma.
  • Summarize long-term therapy asthma management.
  • Describe alternative asthma treatment approaches.
  • Describe asthma complications and how to create a safe home environment.
  • Summarize the challenges of managing asthma in children, pregnancy, and the elderly.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 7 points
Lesson 2 Exam 9 points
Lesson 3 Exam 9 points
Lesson 4 Exam 9 points
Lesson 5 Exam 9 points
Lesson 6 Exam 9 points
Lesson 7 Exam 9 points
Lesson 8 Exam 9 points
Lesson 9 Exam 9 points
Lesson 10 Exam 10 points
Lesson 11 Exam 7 points
The Final Exam 45 points
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