Asthma & COPD Treatment - Inhaler Progression Made Easy
 

Understand asthma and COPD inhalers with this concise overview of the "step-up" inhaler treatment for both asthma and COPD.

Includes discussion & illustrations on the naming and usage of SABA inhalers (short acting beta agonists - albuterol etc.), LABA inhalers (long acting beta agonists - salmeterol etc.), ICS (inhaled corticosteroids - fluticasone etc.), and LAMAs (long acting muscarinic receptor antagonists - tiotropium etc.)

Course Contents:
  • Video 1: Inhalers Explained Clearly

DEBORAH ROTH

ENID MELENDEZ, MD

In COPD you use LAMA FIRST then add LABA if not controlled In asthma you start cortisone inhalers and then LABA if not controlled All depend in how frequently patient needed resque inhalers.

MIRIAM HOLTHUIS

Very good explained, thank you Dr.

CHRIST ORDOOKHANIAN (Medical Student)

ELIE GHASB (Medical Student)

JONATHAN PHAN (Medical Student)

COURTNIE MCKNIGHT , NP

WONDERFUL!! Wish I had this a year ago!!

GEUN YOUNG KIM

YOHANNA LYOCK, Pharmacist

concise and to the point

PATRICIA GOMEZ, NP

Love this explanation!!!

JENNY BELCINA, NP

Awesome presentation!

YELENA BOGUSLAVSKY , NP

ABISHE DJINI (Pharmacy Student)

Great and detailed Cheers!!

MICHELLE NORTH (NP Student)

CHRISTINA WOOD, NP

SIMONÉ MOREIRA, RN

MELISSA GRUBBS, NP

Great, thorough, to the point, understandable. Enjoyed it.

FRANCISCO SAYAGO, MD

excellent

THERESA MITCHEL, NP

Very well explained asthma vs COPD treatments and why certain meds are given in a different order to treat them both. Interesting feature , asthma is treated with the same meds as COPD but with different protocol. Many Thanks for clearing things up. Theresa Mitchel CRNA

BENOIT CHOINIERE (Nursing Student)

RAHEEL KAPADIA, MD

ELMA ORTIZ, NP

Helped me alot! Now I can treat my pts better

JACKIE BOLMER, NP

BRIAN SAUTTER

TRISSANA DELEON (NP Student)

KATHLEEN KINDA (NP Student)

Very helpful diagram.

NATAN KHOTIANOV, MD

JOHN PASCHAL

Excellently explained

WANDA SOLORIO

EASY TO UNDERSTAND

MATT TILTON

PATTY MANTEL, NP

I have never seen this explained so simply, the diagram is genius! Thanks!

ERIK BAR, RN

RANA COLA

RON HEBERGER, PA-C

Simple and Excellent

ELLIOTT TURNER (Nursing Student)

LEWIS LITWACK, MD

Simple essay good

CHERYL HOWELL, NP

Very clear and concise, easy to remember explanation!

TERESA SHIELDS-SZABO, MD

PATRICK CRANDON

excellent!

CHIDINMA CHUKWUMA, MD

DEBORAH PRAIR BEREST, NP

JANGWON LEE, MD

STELLA ORIAKU, NP

SARAH IRVING, MD

YAN YANC, NP

MELISSA SARHAN, NP

DEANNA BENJAMIN

JAMIE SMITH (NP Student)

TOM KEOGH, Pharmacist

Quick method for evaluating if therapy is correct for COPD vs asthma, or for presumptive diagnosis based on the patient's medications! Thank you!

SUKHVIR SINGH, MD

ROGER SEHEULT

KEVIN BOYD, MD

Amazing, seriously.

SUMAIR CHAUDRY, NP

Short, concise review of a very important topic

KEITH LONG, Pharmacist

Very helpful. Makes remembering types of inhaler much easier.

ELSA GARNICA (NP Student)

Easy to understand!

GURBANJEMAL ATAKOVA, MD

TIRUCHENGODE MADHESWARAN, MD

WALTER395CALPA DESHA, PA-C

RANDY JACKSON, MD

DEANNA WHITEHORN (NP Student)

KELLE LACH (NP Student)

DAVID FAIR (NP Student)

MARICEL ISMAEL, RN

Very easy to understand... excellent.

SAM PARAMORE, NP

JORDAN PODVAL, MD

TRAVIS THURINGER (NP Student)

SAHANA CHOUDHURY, NP

5

GREGG ESCHUN

THERESA SLADE-MOORE, MD

HARPREET VASSON

JAMES MCNALLY, MD

could have explained triple therapy and leukotrienes better

THEODORE GLASCO

Great!

DEREK RUSSELL

JON SUNDE

PAIGE SHELTON, NP

Great explanation of how to quickly determine med sequence for both COPD and asthma. Chart visual was simple and easy to understand.

CHELSEA ALVAREZ , RN

CAROLINE MERRICK, RN

5 stars

JOAN DOUGLAS, NP

This was very easy to understand. Thank you.

ANUM NIDA, MD

Good, but could have included brand names of inhalers and chart of stepwise therapy.

TOMOKO HOBBS, RN

HANNAH NGALE (NP Student)

JOEL LUCERO (NP Student)

JEANNINE PHILLIPS

SHALABH SAMDARSHI, MD

It's an excellent course, made me enlightened about inhalers. Thank you med cram

HELEN BEELEY, PT

BECKY BALDWIN

Awesome!

JEAHYEOK JANG, RN

TINA THORNE, NP

SALFI PK

PATRICIA MARINO

SAJITHA NAIR, MD

CHAU JACKSON

VICKI GOSS, NP

.

ASGHAR ALI, MD

ROSANNA RANIERI

Excellent Finally a concise way to remember

XIAOYUAN ZHU MAULDIN, NP

COLETTE COLBURN, NP

quick simple way to remember asthma and COPD meds

MARY MADSEN

TE DU, MD

MIGUEL QUISPE (Medical Student)

QUEEN-IVIE EGIEBOR

TERRY SAUNDERS, PA-C

NUCH JOYCE

Great explanation. Thank you

KRISTIE MITCHELL, NP

CAROLYN WOAHLOE (NP Student)

KEVIN WILSON

MICHAEL STERN (NP Student)

nice and concise, thanks

TAMMY ALVERSON, MD

YUKO LOGUE

Inhalers (Asthma & COPD Treatment) Explained Clearly

SHIFFY OCHS, NP

TONY LAWRENCE

ALEX TURNER (Nursing Student)

ZRINKA FESTINI MIKULEC, Pharmacist

KATHLEEN GROSZKIEWICZ

Precise and clear explanation of managing COPD and asthma- excellent!

SUHYUN LEE, MD

ALISON ULRICH, NP

ANGELA STROMMER

FRITZ LEMOINE, MD

TINA MARTIB

VERONICA MACKEY

WOLE ODUNTAN, MD

Great presentation and simple to understand. But not all asthma and copd drug groups were covered.

JENNIFER KALINOWSKI, RN

DAVID NGUYEN, Pharmacist

JUSTIN NG (Medical Student)

NENA ROCHA

LESLIE PRISCO, RN

MEDCRAM ADMIN

Great

Just Great!!

KATI WILLOUGHBY, MD

ADEDEJI KALEJAIYE, MD

VARSHA SHAH, MD

AEJAY PECQUET, RN

Just in time for my upcoming licensure exam. I am very well satisfied with how the explanation is simplified and also with the help of chart/illustration *Btw, I'm a visual type of person* I can fully understand how the treatment for asthma and copd works! Thanks Nclex Mastery App :-)

HARINDER SINGH, MD

SEAN GODDARD (NP Student)

ALICE NJOROGE (NP Student)

JUVIL SAVAJ, Pharmacist

explained best way

ELIZABETH DURAN

SEYEDEH HOSSEINI

Excellent

MAZYAR KOOLAIAN, MD

HAYAA AL LAWANSAH (Pharmacy Student)

Simple and clear. I love the way you draw the Saba and lapa and corticosteroids and lama in nice and easy charts. This teaches me the difference in treatment of COPD and asthma. Great job !

MARICHA DELACRUZ-TUASON (NP Student)

So easy to understand!

JANET ADJEI (NP Student)

Doc. you couldn't have explained it better.

GINA VENTE-SMITH, RN

LUCY ATKINSON

Simplest and easiest way to understand treatment algorithms for COPD and asthma that I have come across :)

LATIVIA EDMOND

MICHAEL FORMAN (Medical Student)

ANDREW ADAMS, MD

RACHEL WALTER, NP

JULIE NYHUS (NP Student)

LEONID BRODSKY, MD

BERT DE LEEUW, EMT

MARY JANE HANSON, NP

Very well written, does nice job of differentiating between Rx for asthma and COPD

FAISAL ALMOGBEL, MD

YAN CHEN

ALEKSEY KARAVAEV

PETER JANSSEN

KATHY KIMPLER, PA

The boxes made it easy to understand, which medications are used first for Asthma and COPD. Makes perfect sense.

PRIYA MATHAI

BALARANJAN PRAGATHEESH

As he said, quick and dirty, but definitely covers the basics well.

DIANA SLAWNIAK

ERIC HUNKE, NP

Good video, but pretty basic info. Would love to see a little more about the disease process. I imagine the info I am looking for is available in the pulmonology lectures.

MARY RIFINO, MD

Great, concise, easy to remember.

AHMED ALI, MD

JASON DEETS, RN

MATT CALVERT, Paramedic

MAGGIE PARKER (NP Student)

He has a great way of explaining things clearly and gives you tips to help remember what medicines go with what class of medications

BRENT ROBBINS (Nursing Student)

The best and most simplistic explanation of these two concepts, makes it easy on a stressed out nurse that is cramming to get their RN. Let's be honest who actually studies ahead? The answer is housewives that have a hubby with a good job. That's not the majority!

RICHARD BENIAN, Dentist

HANAH MILAM (Nursing Student)

Clear, simple. Easy to understand!

JUJU ECHEBIRI (Nursing Student)

GERRY PRIETO (Medical Student)

MILTON NEGUS

I very much appreciate that a non-medically associated observer can access this information. I am now vastly more informed about my pulmonary condition than ever before. Your illustrations and explanations are surprisingly comprehensible to a layman. You have masterful teaching skills.

THOMAS WHITE

KOUSTAV BANGAL (Medical Student)

KRISTEN KILBURG (NP Student)

EMAD BALUBAID

AMY NYENHUIS, RN

This lecture really helped me to understand the treatment difference in the two. I also thought it was easily explained where I could interpret and retain the information.

JULIA RILEY (NP Student)

Really breaks down the information to a level that is easy to understand!

OMID ZARGARAN

STANLEY GUERRERO, RN

This is an excellent explanation to understand and recall how to use inhaled meds in asthma and COPD.

BRIAN BAESLER

Great quick review of COPD and asthma med classes

JAYMIE VIRTUSIO (Medical Student)

Can you expand more on leukotrienes

LANSON LAPEYROUSE

MICHAEL DEAROS (NP Student)

MISTY DEHAVEN (NP Student)

MARGARET TUMUHAIRWE (NP Student)

very elaborate. the information is easy to remember!

SEBASTIAN HAUPT (Medical Student)

Great overview. Short and sweet

SAM FRIMPONG (Nursing Student)

BERNICE LEONG

simple and easy for memorize the terms . I love this course.

HUGO-RENÉ TREMBLAY

LISA MAK (NP Student)

JEFF KIKI, MD

CHI CHU

Nice visual presentation. It help me to understand the medication.

KRISTI SHOWALTER (NP Student)

I like how the end of the med names were so clearly explained

LOANA KALOYANOVA, RN

GREGORY LEBELT

ALI ALMATROOD

CARLY CRULL (NP Student)

CHINEDU EJIKE, MD

PIERRE COULOMBE

great course. a god review of medication used in these 2 diseases.

MAHA MAHMOUD, MD

ANNIE HAWKINS

Love it!!! The chart was great in helping me understand. Thank you!!

PARRIS CUDJOE

Excellent!!

THYAGO VIEIRA, Paramedic

MANUEL SUAREZ, MD

OUTSTANDING AND CLEAR FOR BOTH PRACTICE AND CASE QUESTIONS

JESSICA KOCSIS

Great explanation, very clearly understood!

STANISLAV PANFILOV, MD

Clearly explained receptor sites and treatment strategies. Absolutely love this approach for explanation and teaching. Thank you Dr. Roger

ELIAS FUBINI

MIKSHIRA MOSELY

MARK TRACH, MD

SUCHI MISHRA

FABIO GOBBI

Very helpful, I really enjoyed the clarity of this explanation

MICHAEL ISAAC


  • Quadruple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

  • Over 20 years teaching experience as both an exam preparation instructor and an assistant professor of medicine.

  • Experience as a medical director for both a Southern California Physician Assistant Program and a Respiratory Therapy Program.



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