Nursing CPD Institute

Paediatric Asthma Update

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 15 December 2020
This session has a focus on managing asthma in the paediatric population. The Australian Asthma Handbook details the latest guidelines for paediatric asthma from 0-12 months, 1-5 years, 6-11 years old and this session includes these updates as well as tips on telehealth appointments and the latest on asthma and COVID 19.

“Define the pathophysiology of paediatric asthma”

Course Content

This session has a focus on managing asthma in the paediatric population. The Australian Asthma Handbook details the latest guidelines for paediatric asthma from 0-12 months, 1-5 years, 6-11 years old and this session includes these updates as well as tips on telehealth appointments and the latest on asthma and COVID 19.

Topics covered- paediatric asthma pathology, triggers and diagnosis, management and medications, asthma action plans, management of acute paediatric asthma in primary care, telehealth and asthma and COVID 19 guidelines.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Define the pathophysiology of paediatric asthma
  • Identify the steps involved in the diagnosis of Paediatric asthma, referring to the Australian Asthma Handbook
  • Describe the classification and management of asthma across the different ages in children
  • Summarise the important information to be included in a Written Asthma Action Plan and define the steps in managing acute asthma in primary care
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