Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Identify the structures and functions of the respiratory system.
  • Identify the cellular structure of the respiratory system.
  • Name common asthma symptoms and disease presentation.
  • Recognize how inflammation impacts the airways.
  • Identify the features of diagnosing and controlling asthma.
  • Understand diagnostic strategies and classifications.
  • Become familiar with asthma treatment pharmacology.
  • Understand implications of dental management for asthma.