FREE Course Helps You Expand Your Role in Asthma Management
January 13, 2009
Several years ago the Environmental Protection Agency issued an unrestricted educational grant to the American Respiratory Care Foundation for the development of an online educational course aimed at helping RTs learn more about indoor asthma triggers.
Now a second course has been added to the mix. “Allergy Skin Testing and Smoking Cessation—the Expanded Role of the Respiratory Therapist” builds on the information presented in “Indoor Asthma Triggers and the Respiratory Therapist” by exploring the role RTs can play in determining the allergens that may contribute to an asthmatic condition and how smoking cessation benefits the asthmatic smoker or the asthmatic family members of a smoker.
Therapists who take the three hour course will come away with the ability to:
The course has been approved for three hours of non-traditional Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit for those who successfully pass a post test.
Both of these courses are available free of charge to respiratory therapists, which means you can earn six hours of FREE CRCE credit while enhancing your asthma management skills.