Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Academic Term

Summer 8-7-2021

Document Type


Course Number

NURS 6810

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Professor’s Name

Dr. Sue Butz & Dr. John Chovan


Asthma, Pathophysiology, Asthma Treatment, Asthma Diagnosis, Doctorate of Nursing (DNP), Economic Burden

Subject Categories

Circulatory and Respiratory Physiology | Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing | Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms | Respiratory Tract Diseases


This poster will examine the pathophysiology of Asthma, explore signs and symptoms of the disease, and review different treatment modalities. The Doctorate of Nursing (DNP) prepared nurse should be able to identify signs and symptoms of the disease and be prepared to manage the disease from a medical standpoint, as well as with behavior modification. The economic burden of asthma on healthcare yearly is over $82 billion. It is pertinent that continued research is done in the field of asthma to reduce the economic impacts of the disease, as well as to help improve patient outcomes on people living with the disease.

Licensing Permission

Copyright, all rights reserved. Fair Use



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