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Asthma and Respiratory Illnesses in Children: Pharmacotherapy




Contact Hours: 2.25 contact hours of Continuing Education (which includes 2.25 hours of pharmacology)

2.25 Contact hours

3 months of access (renewable)

Printable handouts

5-item quiz

100% online

The incidence of asthma increases every year in the United States, and pediatric treatment guidelines are intricate and must be tailored to each patient’s needs. This CE session will prepare you for any pediatric asthma case by providing you with the most up-to-date information on severity assessment and triggers, enabling you to provide the best stepwise pharmacologic care. Management guidelines for viral infections and pediatric pneumonias are discussed, as well as other care guidelines for patients with cystic fibrosis. After completing this session, you will be able to form smart diagnoses and execute the most efficient methods of

This presentation includes information on the following topics, in addition to asthma:

  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and RSV prophylaxis
  • Influenza and immunization guidelines
  • Administration of long- and short-acting beta agonists for asthma management
  • Management of pharyngitis and sinusitis
  • Management of acute otitis media

How It Works

  1. Log in at www.NPcourses.com
  2. Go to My Account in the upper right corner and click on Courses.
  3. Locate your Course in the list and click on it.
  4. Click on Access Course to proceed.
  5. PowerPoint handouts are available for every lecture under “Materials.” We strongly recommend that you download and print each lecture’s handout so that you may highlight and take notes as you view each video. 
  6. Please note that there is information covered in the video lectures that will not be on the handouts, so you must watch the video in its entirety. It is very important to spend time studying all PowerPoint handouts and to watch all course lecture(s) before attempting to take the required quiz.
  7. Each quiz includes 5 items to complete in 10 minutes. Participants have a maximum of 3 attempts to pass each exam with a score of 70% or higher.
  8. After successful completion of the quiz, participants must complete a Course Evaluation.
  9. Upon submission of the Course Evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will appear for you to print and/or save in PDF format. We strongly recommend that you print or save the certificate immediately, as your certificate will not be stored in your account indefinitely.

Refunds are not allowed on any of Barkley & Associates’ products.

What Makes
Our CE
"Simply the Best!"

Features concise up-to-date lectures with full slideshows

Lecture handouts (available to download and print)

One month to complete from time of purchase.

Fast forward/rewind capability so you can be sure to master the material

Full screen capability; perfect for tablet users

Access on your computer immediately!

Portable: Carry with you on your smartphone or laptop

Obtain needed CE and pharmacology contact hours

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