Asthma Essentials



This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.25 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0.25 is pharmacology.

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Asthma and Allergy Special Interest Group is pleased to sponsor this online course.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Identify best practices for asthma care based on Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma.
  • Emphasize the importance of formulating a long-term plan in partnership with the family. 
  • Describe the role of special clinical services (reimbursement) in the management of asthma, including 94664, 99401 (02) and 94010 (60).
  • Select two high priority actions to improve asthma care in individual practice for the next 100 days. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Contact hours
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Course expires: 

Tammy Rood, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, AE-C: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Pulmonary & Allergy Division, Certified Asthma Educator; Associate Director of Asthma Ready Communities, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Mo.



Dr. Rood is a grant recipient: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Missouri Foundation for Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours


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