Asthma Education: Principles And Practice For The Asthma Educator

August 24, 2021|
Asthma Education: Principles And Practice For The Asthma Educator by Ian Mitchell
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This book comprehensively presents all the necessary information health professionals need to become Certified Asthma Educators. Competent asthma educators must possess a number of skills: they must have appropriate and sound medical and pharmaceutical knowledge; be proficient and effective educators who can influence their patients'' behaviors for the better; and, finally, they need the administrative and organizational skills needed to set up and run efficient clinics at their places of work. The book is divided into three sections to meet those needs: Asthma: The Fundamentals; The Role of Education; and, The Effective Asthma Educator.

 

The first section covers clinical knowledge of asthma, with chapters including lung structure and function, clinical presentation of asthma, and environmental issues in asthma management. The second section delves into the role of educating patients and teaches readers how to best do that with an integrated approach between physician, educator, and patient. The third section looks further into educating techniques with a view of the learning process, considerations for instruction locations, and the role the educator plays overall. The final chapter in the book presents example cases for readers to assess the knowledge they have learned throughout. This second edition serves as both textbook and study guide for certification as well as a long-term reference publication. It has been fully updated from the previous edition with the latest treatment guidelines, medications, and disease monitoring methods.

 

This is an ideal guide for asthma educators, those seeking NAECB certification, and any health professional involved with individuals who have asthma.

Ian Mitchell, MB, MA, FRCPC, FRCPCH, FCCP is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at the University of Calgary in Canada. He is also a Pediatric Respirologist and Medical Director at Complex Airway Clinic and RSV Prevention Program, Alberta Children''s Hospital, Calgary. He has held a variety of administrative positions both at Alberta Chi...
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Title:Asthma Education: Principles And Practice For The Asthma Educator
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:652 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:652 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 in
Published:August 24, 2021
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783030778958

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