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Transitioning Teens and Young Adults with Asthma from Pediatrics to the Adult Model of Care (CE Nurse)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE Nurse
Course Credit: 1.00
Rewards Points Earned: 125
Course Category: *AAN Network Courses, *Asthma & Allergy, *Respiratory
Course Producer: Allergy Asthma Network
Course Cost: $17.99
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: July 23, 2019
Course Expiration Date: July 23, 2021
Program Summary:

Transitioning Teens and Young Adults with Asthma from Pediatrics to the Adult Model of Care, is an important one for all of us caring for adolescents and young adults with asthma. Providing our patients and their families with the knowledge and skills to not only participate in asthma goal setting and self management but to promote and support their independence in gradually assuming personal responsibility for their care as they approach the transition to adult care.

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the learning experience, participants will:
  • Review the impact of asthma in the common transition age group
  • Discuss the vulnerability of adolescents and young adults as they leave child-centered care
  • Identify the differences between transition and transfer of care
  • Discuss the concept and practice of transitioning as it applies to individuals with asthma

OUTLINE

  • Impact of Childhood Asthma
  • Transitions vs. Transfer
  • Transition Services
  • Gaps & Barriers
  • Education in Asthma Care
  • Six Core Elements of Transition
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