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Asthma Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities

Michigan asthma events may provide opportunities to earn various health professional credits, check our asthma event calendar for one near you.

Clinic in the Classroom: Asthma: It's such a breath-taking experience!

Provided by Children's Minnesota

  • Free. 1.0 ANCC nursing contact hour available. For school nurses and school health professionals caring for pediatric patients and their families.
  • This is a one hour recorded session of the clinic in the classroom presentation featuring Nandini Kataria, MD. Includes asthma review, high-level GINA guideline overview, medication devices.
  • More information about asthma and Michigan schools.

Biologic Therapy for Patients with Severe Asthma: Impeding the Inflammatory Cascade

Provided by Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

  • Free. Earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Learn how to identify how epithelial alarmins impact T2 and non-T2 downstream inflammation in asthma; differentiate the mechanisms of action of available biologics for severe asthma; summarize efficacy and safety data related to alarmin blockade with biologic therapy against TSLP; and identify which patients could benefit from treatment that targets TSLP.  

Decision Points in Asthma: How Would You Escalate Care?

Provided by National Association for Continuing Education

  • Free. 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits; 0.25 AANP Contact hours which includes 0.25 pharmacology hours
  • This brief, case-based Decision Point activity presents learners with common clinical challenges in the management of patients with poorly controlled asthma. A recognized expert in asthma then discusses these issues in the context of emerging evidence and guidelines.

We Can Do Better: Best Practices for Improving Moderate-to-Severe Asthma

Provided by National Association for Continuing Education

  • Free. 1.0 CME, 1.0 AANP contact hour (includes 0.50 pharmacology hours)
  • Learn how to integrate validated tools, including spirometry, into routine patient visits; individualize the treatment of moderate-to-severe asthma according to phenotype, comorbidities; emerging therapies for moderate-to-severe asthma

Pulmonary Function Testing

Provided by American Association for Respiratory Care

  • Three PFT courses available, ranging from 2-4.5 CRCE
  • Cost: range from $15-40 for AARC members, $30-55 for non-members
  • AARC has developed a series of easily accessible and affordable educational courses focused on various aspects of pulmonary function testing

Multiple Asthma CE courses

Provided by Pri-Med

  • Variety of credits
  • Cost: Free
  • Courses on allergy and asthma topics for any health professional

Wildfire Smoke and Your Patients' Health

Provided by Environmental Protection Agency

  • Free, 1.0 CME, 0.8 CNE, 0.1 CEU
  • Learn about the health effects associated with wildfire smoke and actions for patients to take before and during a wildfire to reduce exposure

Asthma and the Respiratory Therapist

Provided by American Association for Respiratory Care

  • CRCE: 3.5 hours | Cost: $15 for AARC members, $30 for non-members
  • This course, updated in 2021 with new content, addresses the pathophysiology and diagnosis of asthma, measures of assessment and monitoring, pharmacologic therapy, impact of social determinants of health on asthma outcomes, control of environmental factors, and comorbid conditions that affect asthma.

Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma: Guidelines for Healthcare Providers

Provided by National Environmental Education Foundation

  • 1.75 CME, 0.2 CEU, 1.5 CECH, 2.0 CPH
  • Cost: Free
  • This 90-minute online course makes use of case studies, guided exercise, and open dialogue to develop the skills required to identify environmental triggers and implement evidence-based environmental interventions for asthma.
  • Learn more about NEEF’s asthma work

Tobacco Dependence Treatment – 9 Modules

Provided by the Michigan Tobacco Quitline

  • 4 hours’ worth of CME, CNE, or CPE
  • Cost: Free
  • Topics include: Michigan Medicaid and Quitline Benefits for Tobacco Cessation, Best Practices for Tobacco Cessation, Connecting the Harms of Tobacco Use to Chronic Health Conditions, and Conversations for Screening, Responding, and Preventing Vaping
  • More information about tobacco smoke, e-cigarettes and asthma

Asthma Management and Education

Provided by Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Asthma Courses

Provided by the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

  • Several CE credit options (0.75-1.5) on a variety of topics
  • Cost: some free, some $15

Allergy and Asthma CEUs

Provided by Allergy & Asthma Network

  • Free, variety of credits and courses on allergy and asthma topics for any health professional. Searchable course database, ability to track licensing credits using their CME wallet.
  • More about asthma and severe allergies