Cathy G. Benninger, R.N., M.S., C.N.P., and Jennifer W. McCallister, M.D.
Ms. Benninger is a staff member and Dr. McCallister is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH.
Within the past 12 months, Ms. Benninger and Dr. McCallister report no commercial conflicts of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- List four key components of long-term asthma care as defined by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report-3
- Describe the essential elements of an asthma action plan
- Implement strategies for improving adherence to asthma therapy in the outpatient setting
- Identify co-morbid conditions which may contribute to poor asthma control.