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Respiratory Pharmacology

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest respiratory drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this talk is information on:

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • H1-receptor Antagonists/Antihistamines
  • Nasal Decongestants
  • Intranasal Glucocorticoids
  • Miscellaneous Agents
  • Antitussives
  • Expectorants
  • OTC Formulations
  • Mucolytics
  • Drugs Delivery Methods for Lower Pulmonary Disorders
  • Treating Asthma: Classifications of Severity, Step-Wise Approach to Management, Beta-Agonists/Sympathomimetics, Inhaled Corticosteroids, Methylxanthines, Mast Cell Stabilizers, Leukotriene Modifiers, Anticholinergics, Systemic Corticosteroids, Recombinant Anti-IgE Antibody
  • Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Beta-Agonists/Sympathomimetics, Anticholinergics, Methylxanthines, Inhaled Corticosteroids, Systemic Steroids, Phosphodiesterase 4 Inhibitors
  • Pneumonia: IDSA Guidelines