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Activity Steps


This case study examines the care of a 7-year-old child experiencing an asthma exacerbation. It lets learners demonstrate their ability to carry out the nursing process as they care for a child with asthma from admission to discharge.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Incorporate history and physical examination data to guide treatment for a child experiencing an asthma exacerbation.
  2. Recognize signs and symptoms of severe respiratory distress.
  3. Explain discharge information about home management of asthma to children and parents.
Price: $12.95


  • AARC 1.0 CH

This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063.

Professions: Respiratory Therapist
Test Code: CCA00026RT
Published: Sep 2019
Expires: 12/1/2021
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Michelle Ahnberg DNP, RN, PCNS-BC, CPON, CPN Sandi Duke, BSN, CPN Beverly Tscheschlog, MSN, RN Sherry Ratajczak, MSN, RN, CRNP Tahitia Timmons, MSN, RN-BC, OCN
Topics: Assessment , Asthma