Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Free Asthma 101 training

Asthma 101 was designed by the American Lung Association to provide basic information about asthma and its management.
Upon completion of the course, the learner should be able to:
· Identify the incidence of asthma
· Identify potential triggers
· Identify three effects of asthma on the lungs
· Identify three basic symptoms of acute asthma episodes
· Identify asthma emergency symptoms
· Differentiate between “rescue” and “controller” medications used in asthma management
· State the importance of peak flow monitoring and asthma action plans
· Understand asthma and special conditions
· Understand asthma and school issues (or issues in your special program)
Email to register.

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