FAC Annual Summit

Florida Asthma Coalition 2021 Virtual Summit

We would like to invite you to join us July 30th for the 2021 Virtual Florida Asthma Coalition Summit! The theme of the 2021 Virtual Summit is Resiliency in the Face of COVID-19. This is a FREE, full-day conference that will be an excellent opportunity to network with peers across the state who work in the hospital, clinical, community, and school-based settings. This will also be an opportunity to learn about asthma management innovations, best practices & guidelines for improving asthma outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Don't delay! Please register for the Summit here.

Download the 2021 Virtual FAC Summit Agenda

CEUs and CMEs are available during our educational tracks, during which our wonderful speakers and subject matter experts will provide cutting edge presentations, including:

  • Nina Ramirez, MD, FAAAAI, FCCP on “Eosinophils: A Potent Contributor to Severe Asthma”
  • Tracey Mitchell, RRT, AE-C, Heidi LeSane, MPA, and Alison Clune, MPH on “Mold and Asthma Symptoms”
  • Wanda Rodriguez-Donham, DHSc, RRT-NPS on “Florida Asthma Program Overview & Burden of Asthma”
  • David Fedele, PhD, ABBP on “Mobile Health in Pediatric Asthma: Current Solutions and Future Directions”
  • Eric Forno, MD, MPH on “Obesity and Childhood Asthma”
  • Teresa Summe, BS, RRT, AE-C on “Asthma Friendly Schools and Childcare”
  • Leroy Graham, MD, FCCP on “Racial Disparities in COVID and Asthma: Causes and Consequences”
  • Joe Gibbons, PharmD, BCPS on “Severe Asthma and New Mechanisms”
  • Stanley Szefler, MD on “The Colorado Experience: Development and Implementation of a State-Wide School-Based Asthma Program”
  • Claudia Guglielmo, MPA, AE-C on “Project BREATHE NY – A Quality Improvement Approach to Improve Access to Care”

Also, during the Summit, we will be hosting a COVID-19 Memorial to honor those we have lost to COVID-19 this past year. If you would like us to honor a loved one, please email their name to flasthmacoalition@gmail.com with the subject "FAC Summit COVID-19 Memorial."

Asthma Educator Review Course

Don’t forget to also register for the Association of Asthma Educators half-day AE-C course on July 29 from 1-5 pm for $125! Please register and pay for the training here.

During this course, you can expect:

  • Summary of Asthma Educator Review Course
  • One-on-one time with a Mentor and Expert
  • Access to Self Study Course and 12 CE, CRCE ($250 Value)
  • Free AAE MEMBERSHIP for 1 Year ($80 Value)
  • All for $125

Download the Half-Day Asthma Educator Review Course Agenda

With presentations from the following Faculty Presenters:

  • Andrea M. Jensen, CHES® AE-C

  • Maureen George, PhD, RN, AE-C, FAAN

  • Karen L. Gregory, DNP, APRN, CNS, RRT, AE-C, FAARC

 Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support!