Pulmonology makes up 12% of the PANCE and between 10-15% of the End of Rotation Examinations. This means that topics like Asthma, which are found on every topic blueprint, are likely to pop up. This makes it essential for you to know the ins-and-outs of asthma treatment plans, including triggers, signs and symptoms, diagnostic studies, severity index, and stepwise therapy.
Before we begin, I want to point you in the right direction. Check out the guidelines by the NIH and the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP), which most PA schools teach.
And don't forget, for more practice questions, visit TrueLearn.com/DoseOfPA
Now onto the basics of Asthma...