Monday, May 5, 2008

National Respiratory Training Center

The NRTC is offering its evidence-based and accredited distance-learning Asthma Assessment and Management Course in Virginia. The course covers (1) Asthma facts (2) What is Asthma and who gets it (3) Physiology of the respiratory tract (4) The mechanisms of Asthma (5) Initial assessment and diagnosis of Asthma and classification of severity (6) Controlling the things that make Asthma worse (7) Asthma medications and devices (8) Managing Asthma over time (9) Management of special populations and special situations (10) Patient education to promote self-management and (11) Spirometry. The course would usually cost $595, but for the first 20 that register, we are providing scholarships and the cost will be $100.
The course is a 12 week distance-learning program with two mid-course days at the VCU School of Nursing, Richmond, VA. The course begins on May 17, 2008 and ends August 9, 2008 with the mid course days on June 27-28, 2008.
If you would like more details and/or would like to register, the registration form and information can be found at

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