Monday, January 11, 2010

Open Asthma 101 training session

Free Asthma 101: The Basics
Who: Open Training for Health Outreach Workers, Coaches, Teachers, and Parents
When: January 26, 2010, 1:00pm –2:30pm
Where: EVMS Williams Hall,
855 West Brambleton Avenue, Norfolk

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

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