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Drugs that Affect the Respiratory System:
Beta2 Agonists, Methylxanthines, Anticholinergics,
Mast Cell Stabilizers, Inhaled and Systemic Corticosteroids,
Leukotriene Modifiers, PDE4 Inhibitor, Cough and Cold Medications
Notes to Accompany
The Program
BY
Margaret Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN
President, Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, Inc.
North Andover, MA
Family Nurse Practitioner, Adjunct Faculty, Family Practice Residency
Greater Lawrence (MA) Family Health Center
Editorial Board Member
The Nurse Practitioner Journal, Prescriber’s Letter, American Nurse Today
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The goal of this educational program is:
To provide quality continuing education to advanced
practicing nurses to enhance their knowledge of drugs that
affect the respiratory system.
Objectives:
1. Describe the pathophysiology of asthma and
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
2. Develop a plan of pharmacologic intervention for
the person with an acute asthma flare or COPD
exacerbation, as well as long-term preventive
therapy using the NAEPP EPR-3 guidelines,
GOLDCOPD and ATS Guidelines based on the
mechanism of disease.
3. Describe the mechanism of action and potential
uses of commonly prescribed cough, cold and
allergic rhinitis therapies.
About the Author
Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP,
CSP, FAAN, is the founder, president and principal
lecturer with Fitzgerald Health Education Associates,
Inc. (FHEA), an international provider of nurse
practitioner certification preparation and continuing
education for healthcare providers. More than 60,000
nurse practitioners have used the Fitzgerald review
course to successfully prepare for certification.
An internationally recognized presenter, Dr.
Fitzgerald has provided thousands of programs for
numerous professional organizations, universities,
national and state healthcare associations on a wide
variety of topics including clinical pharmacology,
assessment, laboratory diagnosis, healthcare and nurse
practitioner practice. For more than 20 years she has
provided graduate-level pharmacology courses for
nurse practitioner students at a number of universities
including Simmons College (Boston, MA), Husson
College (Bangor, ME), University of Massachusetts
Worcester, Pennsylvania State University, La Salle
University (Philadelphia, PA), and Samford University
(Birmingham, AL). In addition, she is a family nurse
practitioner at the Greater Lawrence Family Health
Center, Lawrence, MA, and adjunct faculty for the
Greater Lawrence Family Health Center Family Practice
Residency Program. She holds a Doctor of Nursing
Practice from Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland, OH, where she received the Alumni
Association Award for Clinical Excellence.
Dr. Fitzgerald is the recipient of the National
Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties’ Lifetime
Achievement Award, given in recognition of vision and
accomplishments in successfully developing and
promoting the nurse practitioner role, the American
College of Nurse Practitioner’s Sharp Cutting Edge
Award and the Outstanding Nurse Award for Clinical
Practice by the Merrimack Valley Area Health Education
Council. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy
of Nursing and a charter fellow in the Fellows of the
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Dr.
Fitzgerald is a Professional Member of the National
Speakers Association and is the first nurse practitioner
to earn the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)
designation in recognition of excellence and integrity as
a speaker.
Dr. Fitzgerald is an editorial board member for the
Nurse Practitioner Journal, Medscape Nurses, LexiComp,
Inc., American Nurse Today, and Prescriber’s
Letter. She is widely published with more than 100
articles, book chapters, monographs, and audio and
video programs to her credit. Her book, Nurse
Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice
Preparation (2nd edition) received the American Journal
of Nursing Book of the Year Award for Advanced
Practice Nursing and has been published in English and
Korean. She has provided consultation to nursing
organizations in the United States, Canada, the
Dominican Republic, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong,
and the United Kingdom. Dr. Fitzgerald is an active
member of numerous professional organizations at
national and local levels.
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Drugs that Affect the Respiratory System:
Beta2 Agonists, Methylxanthines, Anticholinergics,
Mast Cell Stabilizers, Inhaled and Systemic
Corticosteroids, Leukotriene Modifiers, PDE4 Inhibitor,
Cough and Cold Medications
Margaret A. Fitzgerald,
DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC
President, Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, Inc., North Andover, MA
Family Nurse Practitioner, Adjunct Faculty, Family Practice Residency
Greater Lawrence (MA) Family Health Center
Editorial Board Member
The Nurse Practitioner Journal, Prescriber’s Letter, American Nurse Today
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