Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager

Posted by on September 19, 2011

Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager

October 6, 2011
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Di George Auditorium
Erie Avenue at Front Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Registration is on-line only
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This opportunity was made possible by an educational grant from Merck

Priority registration will be given to employees of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

What is An Asthma Educator
An asthma educator is an expert in teaching, educating and counseling individuals and their families with asthma by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to minimize the impact of asthma on their quality of life.

Target Audience
Licensed health care professionals that currently provide care or wish to provide care to someone with asthma.
• Clinic and hospital nurses
• School nurses
• Physician assistants
• Social workers
• Health educators
• Respiratory Therapists
• Pharmacists

Course Objectives
Guidelines for asthma management includes lecture, interactive problem based case studies and device workshop. Based on the 2007 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) EPR-3 and Global Initiative for

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