Children's Hospital Colorado

12th Annual Reach the Peak Asthma and Allergy Overview and Update + Asthma Educator-Certified (AE-C) Prep Course

Reach the Peak

Date:
April 3-4, 2019

Course director(s): Bridget Raleigh, FNP Associate Medical Director, Asthma Programs, Breathing Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado
Target audience: MDs, advanced practice providers, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, clinical social workers, certified health educators and other asthma care professionals
Credits offered: 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 14.75 Nursing Contact Hours & Commensurate AARC Respiratory Therapy Credits

Overview and target audience
Reach the Peak provides an annual interdisciplinary overview of asthma and allergy management and is a comprehensive review course for the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) AE-C exam, with a curriculum based upon the AE-C exam matrix.

Facilitated by leading experts in their field, Reach the Peak incorporates problem-based learning methods with a combination of lecture, small group case scenarios, networking and comprehensive collaboration strategies. Proceeds from Reach the Peak support Roundup River Ranch, helping children and families with asthma and lung disorders to attend camp. Camp opportunities can be life changing for these children.

Target audience includes MDs, advanced practice providers, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, clinical social workers, certified health educators and other asthma care professionals.

The NAECB exam is a voluntary testing program used to assess qualified health professional’s knowledge in asthma education. There are multiple testing sites throughout the United States. Upon successful completion of the AE-C exam an individual may add “AE-C” to their professional credentials. Continuing education credits from Reach the Peak may also be used to recertify for AE-C.

Location
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, Colorado 80045

Further information
Contact Matthew Stern at 720-777-1119 or Mathew.Stern@childrenscolorado.org

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