Asthma Control Webinar

Monday, May 16, 2011

Asthma Control: Are You Doing YOUR Part? An Update for School Nurses in School-based Asthma Management (Part One)

Presented by: Dr. Lani Wheeler, Pediatric Asthma Specialist; Dr. Benjamin Francisco, Director of Asthma Ready® Communities; and Deborah Cook, RN, Director of Health Services, Kennett Public Schools, Missouri

This webinar provides school nurses with information on the six guidelines-based priority messages from the NAEPP’s Guidelines Implementation Panel (GIP) Report, as well as advances in school-based asthma management and techniques to overcome barriers to controlling asthma in the school setting. 

To view Part One, click here.
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Asthma Control: Asthma Action Plans for School Nurses (Part Two)

Asthma is the most common chronic disorder in American schoolchildren, and school nurses play a critical role in helping students and families manage it. This webinar will help school nurses create and evaluate asthma action plans for their students. Stock EpiPens, and standing orders will be discussed, and we will end with Q&A. Dr. Ben Francisco returns with advice to help schools be Asthma Ready(TM). Dr. Cindy Devore, Dr. Lani Wheeler and Sally Schoessler, Director of Nursing Education at National Association of School Nurses share their experience and expertise.

This webinar follows up on the valuable information presented in ASHA’s May webinar “Asthma Control: Are You Doing YOUR Part? An Update for School Nurses in School-based Asthma Management.” If you did not participate in the May webinar, we encourage you to view it prior to attending the upcoming December webinar.

To view Part Two, click here.