Management of childhood asthma: An introduction

Management of childhood asthma: An introduction

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jul 13, 2024

What you'll learn

  • The common triggers of childhood asthma.
  • The symptoms of an acute asthma exacerbation.
  • The most common pharmacological treatment options of asthma.
  • The treatment guidelines for the management of asthma.
  • The importance of asthma action plans.
Course Description

Course Overview:

Mananging asthma appropriately leads to long termimproved outcomes for children.

This course covers the management and care of a child with asthma. It is based on the most current best availbale evidence for the management of asthma in children.

This module is part 2 of a 2 part course on childhood asthma:

  1. Childhood Asthma: An overview
  2. Management of childhood asthma: An introduction

This course has been written by healthcare content experts and has been peer reviewed.


Target Audience



Business Case

This 2 part course provides the foundation learning for any nurse working with children. It is consistent with the current best available evidence and practice guidelines.