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NAECB National Asthma Educator Certification Board Examination

The examination is based upon seven major content areas. Each of the content areas is briefly described and followed by an outline of the topics included in the area in the NAECB candidate handbook. In addition, the number of test items devoted to each major content area is noted. The examination is composed of 175 items. (150 scored items, 25 pre-test items).

Eligibility For NAECB National Asthma Educator Certification Board Examination

There are two kinds of eligibility. A candidate must fulfill ONE of the requirements. 

  1. Licensed or credentialed health care professionals OR
  2. Individuals providing professional direct patient asthma education and counseling with a minimum of 1,000 hours experience in these activities.

Syllabus Of NAECB National Asthma Educator Certification Board Examination

Each test item on the examination is categorized by a cognitive level that a candidate would likely use to respond. These categories are
Recall: The ability to recall or recognize specific information is required.
Application: The ability to comprehend, relate or apply knowledge to new or changing situations is required.
Analysis: The ability to analyze and synthesize information, determine solutions and/or to evaluate the usefulness of a solution is required.

Format Of NAECB National Asthma Educator Certification Board Examination

 The NAECB Exam consists of 175 multiple-choice questions, 150 of which are scored and 25 that are not scored, that are split into the following four sections:

• The Asthma Condition (Approximately 30 questions) 
• Patient and Family Assessment (Approximately 39 questions) 
• Asthma Management (Approximately 65 questions) 
• Organizational Issues (Approximately 16 questions)

NAECB Study Guide

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Category : Medical
Product # : Study Guide Exam- 219
Description :
NAECB study guide  written by writers who have painstakingly researched the topics and concepts needed to succeed on the NAECB Exam. Indepth knowledge is given on topics
  • Respiratory System
  • Regulation of Respiration
  • Goblet cells
  • Mucociliary Escalator
  • Sputum
  • Environment Predisposes Asthma
  • Epidemiological Data Trends for Asthma
  • Asthma Exacerbation
  • Long-term Airway Remodeling
  • Bronchoconstrictor Stimuli
  • Chronic Allergic Rhinitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  • Nonstandard Pharmacological Treatments
  • NSAID
  • Status Asthmaticus
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Fatal asthma
  • Dyspnea
  • Role of T Lymphocytes
  • Acute Rhinosinusitis
  • Macrophages in Inflammation
  • Systemic Corticosteroid Users
  • Epinephrine and Ephedrine
  • Therapy Resistant Asthma
  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Therapy-resistant Asthma
  • Asthma Management Plans
  • Long-acting Beta-agonists
  • Coughing to Asthma Pathology
  • Family Interviewing Skills
  • Patient Compliance
  • Inhalation Devices
  • Leukotriene Modifiers
  • Theophylline
  • Family Interviewing Skills
  • Sodium Cromoglycate and Nedocromil
  • Ketotifen
  • Immunotherapy
  • Corticosteroids
  • Spirometry
  • Advair
  • Nebulizer
  • Metered Dose Inhalers (MDI)
  • Dry Powdered Inhaler (DPI)
  • Pranayama and Buteyko
  • Pulsus Paradoxus
  • Cyanosis
  • Diurnal Variability
  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Chronic Illnesses
  • Moderate and Severe Childhood Asthma
  • Goals of Periodic Assessments
  • Sentinel-case Auditing
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
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