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Asthma Educator Institute

Educating healthcare providers to make a difference in the lives of people living with asthma.

Asthma Educator Institute - Rochester, NY - 2012/05/10
Unity Health System - St. Mary's Campus

The Asthma Educator Institute


The Asthma Educator Institute is a two-day preparatory course for those qualified to take the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) examination. The American Lung Association Asthma Educator Institute was developed in January of 2003 and was recently updated to reflect the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma

The curriculum covers the content outlined in the NAECB Candidate Handbook and includes case reviews, hands-on skills demonstration and practice. The course is delivered by asthma experts from your community, including Certified Asthma Educators (AE-C).

Course Objectives & Agenda

The overall course objectives are:

  • To prepare participants to provide NHLBI and NAEPP guideline directed asthma care to patients, families and health care providers across all settings.
  • To identify the various roles of the asthma educator.
  • To help prepare participants to pass the National Asthma Educator Certification Board exam.
  • To network with health care providers/educators and organizations surrounding asthma care and asthma care policies.

The following heath care providers are highly recommended to take this course:

  • Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Masters Prepared or C.H.E.S. Health Educators
  • Social Workers
  • AE-C’s preparing for recertification

The scheduled topics for the seminar are as follows:

  • Education Principles for a partnership in Asthma
  • Asthma Overview
  • Factors Contributing to Asthma Exacerbations
  • Barriers to Adherence & Compliance: Behavioral, Cultural & Other Challenges
  • Asthma Medicine Devices & Demonstration
  • Pharmacological Therapy
  • Patient and Family Assessment
  • Asthma Action Plan: Management Plan Development
  • Your Role As an Asthma Educator: Professional Issues/ Professional Practices
  • NAECB Exam Preparation

Cost: $200

Registration Deadline: May 3, 2012

Program Schedule: 8am - 5pm - both days

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89 Genesee Street
East Conference Room
Rochester, NY 14611
United States

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