Asthma management continues to evolve as updates to treatment recommendations are published. This CME activity provides a brief overview of asthma pathophysiology and classification with added emphasis on the stepwise treatment approach to patients in different age ranges according to the 2020 Focused Updates to the Asthma Management Guidelines.

Educational Objectives:
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

1. Cite new updates in the stepwise approach of asthma management in different age ranges.
2. Discuss the role of fractional exhaled nitric oxide and recommendations for indoor allergen mitigation in asthma management. 
3. Identify recommendations for the use of intermittent inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting muscarinic antagonists in the treatment of asthma.
4. Identify recommendations for the use of sublingual and subcutaneous immunotherapy in the treatment of allergic asthma
5. Identify recommendations for the use of bronchial thermoplasty to improve outcomes in allergic asthma
6. Cite the definition, pathophysiology, and classification of asthma

The estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour.


Updates in Asthma Management

Duration: 60 mins


PhysicianNursingPhysician Assistant


General PracticeInternal MedicinePrimary CareFamily PracticeGeneral and Internal MedicineFamily and Patient Centered CarePhysician AssistantsNursing


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