Pediatric Food Allergies and Asthma course provides an overview of food allergy, beginning with a definition of food allergy and a description of the primary types of adverse food reactions. Brief discussions of the risk factors, epidemiology, and prevention of food allergies are followed by details on the manifestations of food allergies. The focus of the course is a description of the diagnostic process involved in identifying food allergies, with an exploration of the benefits and risks of testing. The management of food allergy is also discussed, highlighting the treatment of severe reactions after inadvertent ingestion of an allergen. The course closes by addressing the need for patient education and a brief look to the future of treatment. In this course, ones will also learn how to identify risk factors for contracting asthma as well as understand the background into genetic information that may be associated with the condition. Managing asthma is also a focus of this course, and those will learn how to provide and contribute to long-term therapy and approaches to asthma treatment following a diagnosis.
Upon completion of this course (Pediatric Food Allergies and Asthma), you will be able to learn:
- Understand the definition of food allergies and asthma
- Identify the risk factors for food allergies and asthma
- Understand the most common allergies
- Understand the etiology of asthma
- Identify contributing factors to the connection of allergies and asthma
- Identify ways to reduce allergies
- Be able to discuss prevention of asthma attacks
Contact Hours : 3 Hours
Course Fee: $10 / Participant
Author: Desiree Reinken, RN, BSN, MSN
Target Audience: Nursing Healthcare Professionals
Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.
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