Asthma Medications


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 hours, of which 1.25 is pharmacology.

IMPORTANT: This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. You must be logged in using your NAPNAP Username and Password to be recognized as a Member of NAPNAP. If you are a current member of NAPNAP, and you are being asked to purchase this activity at the Non-Member rate, please contact the NAPNAP National Office at (877) 662-7627 to request assistance prior to entering any payment information.


Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Describe key consideration for choosing the proper medication/s when treating children with asthma.
  • Discuss reasons for black box warnings on some asthma medications.
  • Discuss criteria for starting children with asthma on biologics. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Contact hours
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Course expires: 

Elizabeth Melville Klements, MS, PPCNP-BC, AE-C: Asthma Clinical Nurse Specialist, Medicine Patient Services, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston




Ms. Klements has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours


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