CNA: Patients with Asthma
The goal of this course is to help CNAs learn about the signs and symptoms of asthma and how to help them better care for their patients with asthma.

Course Publication Date: October 12, 2023

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

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:CNA-ASTHMA-24
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:CNA Registered Courses
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the possible triggers of asthma.

  • Describe the difference between extrinsic and intrinsic asthma.

  • Name the four different stages of severity of an acute asthma attack.

  • State the signs and symptoms of asthma.

  • Describe how asthma is diagnosed and what tests are used.

  • Name three different medications used to treat asthma.

  • List some of the side effects that people can get from steroid use.

  • Explain some of the things an asthmatic can do to help themselves.

  • Describe how to help someone having an asthma attack.

  • Discuss the costs in the US from asthma.


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