4383.0 Asthma education and management

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Asthma affects the lives of nearly 23 million Americans, including 7 million children. Interventions to educate and improve self-management are the focus of this session.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the barriers to adherence to self-management plans in persons with asthma. 2. Assess role of physical and social environments on asthma management.
Subhashini Poola, MD, MPH

East Harlem Latte Club for youth with asthma: A photo-journal of leadership, advocacy, and peer education in action
Betty Perez-Rivera, EdD, CHES, Veronica N. Uzoebo, EdD, MS, MA and Carmen Diaz-Malvido, MS
Healthy Homes: Challenges of integrating lead into an asthma home visiting program
Pat McLaine, RN, MPH, DrPH, Kate Scott, RN, MPH and Madeleine Shea, PhD
Development of interactive asthma self-management programs for children and families
Susan Schroeder, MPH, CHES and Lynne H.G. Swartz, MPH, CHES
InSpire to PLAY (promote lung assessment in youth): Evolving the self-management and adherence paradigms of young people with asthma
Pierre Elias, Rice University Department of Sociology, Finger Fellow for Sustainable Health, Nithin O. Rajan, Kara McArthur, MA, Harold Farber, MD, MSPH and Cliff Dacso, MD, MPH, MBA
Exploring the relationship between physical and social environmental factors and asthma exacerbation in children: Results of the Community Action Against Asthma baseline measurements
Edith A. Parker, DrPH, Lynna K. Chung, MPH, Carla Keirns, MD, PhD, MSc, Larkin L. Strong, PhD, MPH, Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, Thomas Robins, MD, MPH, Stuart Batterman, PhD, Wilma Brakefield-Caldwell, BSN, Christine Wilson, Graciela B. Mentz, PhD and Toby Lewis, MD

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Environment, School Health Education and Services, Social Work