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Session: Catching our Breath: Asthma Assessment and Intervention
3382.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM
Catching our Breath: Asthma Assessment and Intervention
Asthma is increasingly recognized as a major health threat and an important chronic disease in terms of ongoing management. The panelists in this presentation will describe various programs and information about asthma and managing its symptoms.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify key issues in asthma management and describe various intervention programs, in accordance with the learning objectives of the individual presentations.
Moderator(s):James C. Shay
8:30 PMIndoor Asthma Triggers in Urban Homes of Children with Asthma Assessed Through a Household Walk-Through
Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH, CHES, Edith A. Parker, DrPH, Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, Thomas G. Robins, MD, MPH, Gerald J. Keeler, PhD, Xhong Lin, Katherine Edgren, MSW, Maria A. Salinas, AS
8:48 PMA breath of fresh air  [ Recorded presentation ]
Johnnie A. Lee, MD, MPH, FACP, Ronald Miller, Cinthia Goncalves, RN, Lynn Galgano, RN, Barbara Yantorno
9:06 PMAsthma MAPper: A respiratory therapist driven, algorithm guided patient education program
David R. Pepper, MD MS, Kevin D Hamilton, RRT, Patti Burton, RRT, Davin Youngclarke, MA
9:24 PMSteps to Developing an Adult Asthma Education Program  [ Recorded presentation ]
Barbara M. Kaplan, MPH, CHES
9:42 PMEvaluating the effectiveness of a teen-focused, asthma intervention program: Implications for school-based health education  [ Recorded presentation ]
Winston Liao, PhD, Leslie P. Boss, MPH, PhD, W. David Austin, MS, MPH, Kimrey Millar, BS, Betty Burton, MFA, BS
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Nursing; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA