This course assists clinicians in preparing for the Asthma Educator Certification (AE-C) examination offered by the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) and is a general refresher course on asthma care. 

With your purchase of the Asthma Educator Certification Prep Course, you will receive access to two free courses:

EPA: Indoor Asthma Triggers and the Respiratory Therapist

EPA: Allergy Skin Testing and Smoking Cessation-theExpanded Role of the Respiratory Therapist

To access the two free courses, you will need to register with the free access code EPAFREE.


**Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**

Seminar Information
Seminar Date:
January 01, 2014
Seminar Objectives
  • Describe key content areas covered by the NAECB AE-C examination
  • Identify key skills for asthma educators
  • Describe the difference between obstructive and restrictive disease
  • Explain how to assure definitive and reproducible pulmonary function testing results
  • Discuss the pitfalls of communication
  • Explain various questioning techniques
  • Explain current "best" practice of pharmacologic management of asthma
  • Compare the characteristics of different inhalation devices currently available and define patterns of acceptable inhalation technique for each
  • Explain the rationale/role and value of patient education
  • Identify barriers to effective learning
  • Describe strategies and techniques to improve test-taking techniques
Asthma Educator Certification Prep Course Introduction

This chapter contains an optional pre-course test. Click on the "papers" tab and find the document titled "AE-C Course Pre-Test." You can print this PDF version to test yourself. Also provided is an annotated answer key for the pre-course test, titled "AE-C Course Pre-Test Answer Key."

Speaker Information
Tom Kallstrom   [ view bio ]
Asthma Epidemiology and Pathophysiology
Speaker Information
Robert Cohn   [ view bio ]
Asthma Pharmacology
Speaker Information
Timothy Myers   [ view bio ]
Patient History and Assessment
Speaker Information
Timothy Op't Holt   [ view bio ]
Spirometry
Speaker Information
Timothy Myers   [ view bio ]
Devices and Adjuncts to Self-Management
Speaker Information
Timothy Op't Holt   [ view bio ]
Indoor Environmental Triggers and Remediation Techniques
Speaker Information
Tom Kallstrom   [ view bio ]
Psychosocial and Cultural Influence on Health Behavior and Asthma Control
Speaker Information
Karen Gregory   [ view bio ]
Self-Management Skills and Behavior Modification
Speaker Information
Robert Cohn   [ view bio ]
Organizational Issues
Speaker Information
Timothy Op't Holt   [ view bio ]
Communication: Key Ingredient in Interviewing and Assessment Process
Speaker Information
Bill Galvin   [ view bio ]
Patient Education: Essential Ingredient to Effective Asthma Management
Speaker Information
Bill Galvin   [ view bio ]
Test Taking Strategies and Techniques
Speaker Information
Bill Galvin   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
American Association for Respiratory Care
Continuing Respiratory Care Education: 10.50
Products
Streaming
Student: $165.00
Member: $165.00
Full Price: $225.00