A. Disclaimer Section 1: Introduction B. About This Course C. Learning Objectives Section 2: Patients with Asthma and COPD D. Urgent Care Overutilization E. Asthma and COPD Statistics F. Components of Care of Asthma G. The Challenge of Cost Effectiveness H. Review I. Summary Section 3: Creating an Action Plan J. Action Plans K. Parts of the Asthma Action Plan L. Parts of the COPD Action Plan M. Patient-focused Action Plans N. Patient Reminder to Adhere to the Plan O. Review P. Review Q. Summary Section 4: Self-Management of the Action Plan R. Self-Management Definition S. Educating Patients on Self-Management T. Adherence to the Action Plan U. Review V. Summary Section 5: Social Determinants of Health W. 5 Key Areas X. Evaluating Social Determinants of Health Y. Managing Social Determinants of Health Z. Review AA. Summary Section 6: Behavioral Determinants of Health BB. Smoking Cessation CC. Other Behaviors DD. Review EE. Summary Section 7: Nutrition Counseling FF. Nutrition for Patients with COPD GG. Nutrition for Patients with Asthma HH. Review II. Summary Section 8: Conclusion JJ. Summary KK. Course Contributor LL. Resources MM. References NN. Congratulations! OO. Exam PP. BrainSparks
Alisa Brewer, BSN, RN, has worked in ambulatory care, acute care, and occupational health with her most recent position as clinical coordinator in primary care. As clinical coordinator, she was responsible for quality improvement, care coordination and education, clinical staff training and compliance, and overall safety of the clinic. She also participated in patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and other healthcare improvement initiatives. Additionally, she has experience in hospital-affiliated urgent care where she provided patient care utilizing quality improvement measures, served as nurse preceptor, and nurse IT liaison. Alisa currently works at Relias Learning where she serves as content writer and subject matter expert for various healthcare topics. Disclosure: Alisa Brewer, BSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: George L. Oestreich, Pharm.D., MPA
Dr. Oestreich provides key strategic consulting on Medicaid issues including health information technology, decision support, program design, pharmacy practice, pharmacology, and care coordination policy development. A major interest is developing transparent integrated patient care management and coordination solutions into current practice. He has unique and comprehensive experience in all areas of pharmacy practice including public health clinics, community practice, institutional practice, public funded pharmacy programs, 340B discounted drug, and pharmacy benefit design. Dr. Oestreich has been engaged in teaching and accreditation of pharmaceutical education for many years including serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmaceutical education accreditation. Dr. Oestreich earned his BS in Pharmacy from the University of Missouri-KC, his Master of Public Administration from University of Missouri-Columbia, and his Doctor of Pharmacy from Kansas University. He served on the Missouri Board of Pharmacy for 5years, and as President for 2 of those years. Disclosure: George L. Oestreich, Pharm.D., MPA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.