Continuing Education for Health Care Professionals

Asthma Management and Education Online (AME-O) 8.75 Contact Hours for Respiratory Therapists

This online course is presented by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) for health care professionals who teach and care for patients with asthma. The content follows the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program's (NAEPP) "2007 Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma."

The AME-O course is based on the NAEPP’s “Four Components of Asthma Management.” Participants who finish the course will learn:

  • Information on assessment and monitoring
  • Control of environmental factors
  • Medicine management
  • Patient education

The course has 11 lessons and four exams that you complete at your own pace. Respiratory therapists can earn 8.75 contact hours from the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). 

This program has been approved for 8.75 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425, N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving TX 75063.

Contact hours for nurses are coming soon.

Asthma Patient Education

We also have an educational program to help your patients learn about managing their asthma. Learn more about our ASTHMA Care for Adults facilitated course.