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Asthma Educator Training
Wed, March 29, 2017, 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
4:30 Check-in, Food, and Refreshments
Attendee Spirometry and FeNO Testing Opportunity
Meal and Refreshments provided by Circassia Pharmaceutica
5:00 Respiratory Medications and Delivery Systems – 1.5 CEUs
Presenter: Jennifer Hebner, BS, PharmD, BCPS, AE-C
St. Peter’s Hospital Pharmacy Faculty
Development of New Therapies for Severe Asthma
The definition of severe asthma
Selected therapeutic targets for severe asthma
Newly approved and emerging therapies for severe asthma
PLUS – An inside look at how asthma devices work
6:30 Spirometry and Objective Measures – 1.5 CEUs
Presenter: Kathy Ristau, RRT, RPFT, AE-C
St. Peter’s Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Spirometry: Hutchinson’s Mysterious Machine
Where did it come from? Why is it important?
What does it tell us? How is it done? Who needs it?
Can it differentiate between asthma, COPD, and other
Are there other tests that can help us diagnose lung disease?
This continuing education session also includes a demonstration and review of the Niox Vero FeNO Testing by Circassia Pharmaceutical with an opportunity for each participant to practice this technique.
PLUS, an overview of The Burden of Asthma in the Capital Region and programs to help address this chronic illness.