Respiratory Emergencies: Asthma and COPD

Return to all Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 40 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Prepare diagnostic and treatment plans to help patients with long-term management of asthma.

2. Differentiate quick-relief and long-term medications for patients and explain which to use for an acute asthma attack.

3. Review the guidelines for making timely and accurate diagnosis of COPD, including early recognition of signs and symptoms.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018

Rebecca Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Associate Residency Program Director, Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Hospital; Professor (Adjunct), Temple University School of Medicine, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018
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