5146.0 Asthma Education and Management

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 10:30 AM
Almost 9% of children and 7% of adults in the United States have asthma, but is more common among the poor and certain minority groups. This session focuses on health education/promotion strategies for effective asthma prevention and management.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss health education/promotion strategies for preventing and managing asthma.
Barbara E. Giloth, DrPH, CHES

10:30 AM
Social Media as a Tool for Adolescent Asthma Management : Attending Physicians' and Residents' Perception and Attitude
Tali Schneider, MPH, CHES, Mary Martinasek, MPH, CHES, CPH, Anthony D. Panzera, MPH, James Lindenberger, Carol A. Bryant, PhD and Marisa Couluris, DO
10:45 AM
Development and implementation of a lay educator inpatient asthma education program
Kristen Matlack, MPH, CHES, Robyn Cohen, MD, MPH, Yvonne Fetterman, Gayle Higgins, MSN, CRNP, AE-C, Jonathan Steinfeld, MD and Mark Dovey, MD
11:00 AM
Partnership for Asthma Trigger-free Homes (PATH) Study
Susan Greco, ScD, Meghan T. Lynch, ScD and Cheryl Golden, PhD
11:30 AM
Creating a Virtual Regional Asthma and Allergy School Nurse Expert Network
Amy C. Paulson, BS, BSBA, AE-C, Lorene Alba, AE-C, Cheza Collier Garvin, PhD, MPH, MSW and Cynthia Kelly, MD, FAAAAI, FAAP

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: School Health Education and Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)