What is Asbestosis?
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about asbestosis and end-stage lung disease. Signs and symptoms, treatments and risk factors will be discussed.

Course Publication Date: April 15, 2016

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera RNC, BS, CDE
Course No:WA033016
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
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Learning Objectives
  • Name two diagnostic tests that might be done for asbestosis.
  • List two complications that asbestosis may lead to.
  • Describe what asbestos is and how it causes asbestosis.
  • Discuss chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • List three signs and symptoms of asbestosis.
  • Discuss components of asbestosis treatment.


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