Asthma Basics: The Big 5
SPEAKER: Traci Hardin, MPH, AE-C
DATE: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
LOCATION: Zoom link will be provided
TIME: 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm EST
DESCRIPTION OF WORKSHOP: Join me as I walk you through what it takes to keep your child’s asthma under control. We will discuss what happens in an asthma episode; how to identify and reduce asthma triggers; what medications are needed to control asthma; how to monitor your child’s asthma; and how to practice good communication with your child’s doctor.
*Be able to state what happens during an asthma episode.
*Be able to identify five major asthma triggers and ways to eliminate/reduce/avoid exposure.
*Be able to recognize the two main groups of asthma medications.
*Be able to describe what is considered good asthma control and explain why a written asthma action plan is important.
*Be able to define a medical home and the importance of having one.