Nursing: Asthma Epidemiology and Social Determinants of Health
11.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course
This module provides epidemiologic data that addresses the impact of asthma both globally and in the United States. The social determinants of health as presented in Healthy People 2030 are presented and applied to asthma prevalence and asthma outcomes. 

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Analyze the current epidemiologic trends for asthma
  • Evaluate the impact on asthma outcomes and appropriate interventions to address disparities related to:
  • Economic stability
  • Educational and healthcare access and quality
  • Neighborhood, social, community context, and built environments

About the Author

Judith Quaranta, PhD, RN, CPN, AE-C, FNAP

Judith Quaranta, PhD, RN, CPN, AE-C, FNAP, is an Associate Professor in the Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Binghamton University. She received her PhD from the Decker School of Nursing, with her dissertation focusing on asthma management of school nurses. Dr. Quaranta’s research focus is on barriers and facilitators for asthma management as well as factors that impact asthma and asthma development. 
As a Train the Trainer for the American Lung Association’s Open Airways for Schools curriculum, she has worked collaboratively with the Broome County Health Department, the Asthma Coalition of the Southern Tier, United Health Services Hospital, and the local American Lung Association to implement this program in local schools. 

About the Reviewer
Karen Meyerson, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C

Karen Meyerson, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C, is Director of Commercial Care Management for Priority Health, the second largest health plan in the state of Michigan.  Karen previously served as Manager of the Asthma Network of West Michigan (ANWM), a nationally recognized asthma coalition serving western Michigan.  She has served as a national speaker/consultant and has lectured extensively on asthma for professional and lay audiences. 

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Asthma Epidemiology and Social Determinants of Health - N54938

11.95
About the Course
This module provides epidemiologic data that addresses the impact of asthma both globally and in the United States. The social determinants of health as presented in Healthy People 2030 are presented and applied to asthma prevalence and asthma outcomes. 

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Analyze the current epidemiologic trends for asthma
  • Evaluate the impact on asthma outcomes and appropriate interventions to address disparities related to:
  • Economic stability
  • Educational and healthcare access and quality
  • Neighborhood, social, community context, and built environments

About the Author

Judith Quaranta, PhD, RN, CPN, AE-C, FNAP

Judith Quaranta, PhD, RN, CPN, AE-C, FNAP, is an Associate Professor in the Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Binghamton University. She received her PhD from the Decker School of Nursing, with her dissertation focusing on asthma management of school nurses. Dr. Quaranta’s research focus is on barriers and facilitators for asthma management as well as factors that impact asthma and asthma development. 
As a Train the Trainer for the American Lung Association’s Open Airways for Schools curriculum, she has worked collaboratively with the Broome County Health Department, the Asthma Coalition of the Southern Tier, United Health Services Hospital, and the local American Lung Association to implement this program in local schools. 

About the Reviewer
Karen Meyerson, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C

Karen Meyerson, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C, is Director of Commercial Care Management for Priority Health, the second largest health plan in the state of Michigan.  Karen previously served as Manager of the Asthma Network of West Michigan (ANWM), a nationally recognized asthma coalition serving western Michigan.  She has served as a national speaker/consultant and has lectured extensively on asthma for professional and lay audiences.