Recorded Webinars

Asthma Basics

Asthma Basics is a free one hour interactive online learning module designed to help people learn more about asthma. This course is ideal for frontline healthcare professionals, such as school nurses or community health workers, as well as individuals with asthma, parents of children with asthma, co-workers, friends and family who want to learn more about asthma.

This program will teach participants to:

  1. Recognize and manage triggers,
  2. Understand the value of an asthma action plan, and
  3. Recognize and respond to a breathing emergency.

One of the highlights of this learning module is the animation What is Asthma? that shows the three primary changes in the airways during an asthma episode.

Asthma Basics also includes comprehensive resources, including videos and downloadable documents.

Free Asthma Training Program for Health Professionals

The National The Asthma Management and Education course is structured around NAEPP’s “Four Components of Asthma Management.”  Allied Health professionals who complete the course will expand their knowledge of these four components which include:  information on assessment and monitoring, control of environmental factors, pharmacologic management, and patient education. 

This course recognizes the critical role allied health professionals play in educating and caring for patients with asthma.  Course content conforms with the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) 2007 Expert Panel Report 3:  Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma.

This program contains 12 modules of self-paced study.  Upon completion of the full course nurses and Respiratory Therapists will be eligible to earn 7 continuing education credits from the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).

Practical Evaluation Using the CDC Evaluation Framework

The National Asthma Control Program, in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency, has created a four-part Webinar series on program evaluation basics. Nationally recognized experts present a general introduction to program evaluation; note challenges in conducting useful evaluations as well as methods for overcoming those challenges; and introduce the six steps of the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation using examples that are relevant to state partners of the National Asthma Control Program. Click the following link to begin the seminar series today:

A Webinar Series for Asthma and Other Public Health Programs

The following webinars raise awareness about best practices for treating asthma in the Emergency Department and providing self-management education and care coordination to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and emergency department visits.  Each webinar is approximately 1 hour.  Click the links below and provide your information to view the recordings.

Securing Coverage for In-Home Asthma Care Services

Tracy Enger (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), Amanda Reddy (National Center for Healthy Housing) Abby Hugill (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) Jill Bednarek (Healthy Living Branch, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment)

18 February 2015

Learn more about the changing landscape of healthcare coverage and how to prepare your own organization for existing opportunities in sustainable financing.

Transitioning Asthma Care from the Emergency Department (ED) to Prevent Repeat Visits
Hosted by: Florida Hospital Association Hospital Engagement Network and Florida Asthma Coalition
Recorded: July 18, 2013
Topics include:

  1. Findings from a survey of asthma management practices in selected Florida hospitals and EDs;
  2. Information about the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Expert-Panel Report-3 (EPR-3) Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma; and
  3. Examples of how two Florida hospitals are taking a leadership role in ensuring asthma patients receive care coordination, self-management education and primary or specialty care for coordinated asthma management.

Optimal Asthma Treatment in the Emergency Department

Hosted by: Florida Hospital Association Hospital Engagement Network and Florida Asthma Coalition

Recorded: May 14, 2013

Topics include:

  1. Statistics about asthma emergency department visits and hospitalizations in Florida;
  2. Information about the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Expert-Panel Report-3 (EPR-3) Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma; and
  3. Pharmacological aspects of asthma management.

Practical Evaluation Using the CDC Evaluation Framework

The National Asthma Control Program, in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency, has created a four-part Webinar series on program evaluation basics. Nationally recognized experts present a general introduction to program evaluation; note challenges in conducting useful evaluations as well as methods for overcoming those challenges; and introduce the six steps of the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation using examples that are relevant to state partners of the National Asthma Control Program. Click the following link to begin the seminar series today: