AAFA Michigan: Asthma Management and Education

St. Clair County Administration Building

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America – Michigan Chapter (AAFA-MI), in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services, is proud to present Asthma Management and Education©Thank you to the St. Clair County Health Department for their support of this program.

LOCATION:
St. Clair County Administration Building
Don Dodge Auditorium
200 Grand River Avenue
Port Huron, MI 48060

Parking is available in the lot next to the library. There is also a small lot in the front of the Administrative building and metered street parking. The training will be held in the Don Dodge Auditorium. Please look for signage at the front entrance.

DESCRIPTION: This is a program designed to bring the clinician the latest information on the pathophysiology of asthma and allergy; current treatment methods; effective techniques for patient education; and ways to prevent asthma episodes, while earning CEU’s (nurses and respiratory therapists). We provide a meal. This program follows the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program’s (NAEPP) 2007 Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (known as “EPR-3”). The presentation illustrates effective ways to teach patients to manage asthma by using a problem-based case study of a family who has a child with asthma. It offers strategies to address common barriers to effective asthma self-management: lack of understanding, competing health beliefs and intentional non-adherence.

The Maryland Nurses Association program has approved this program for three (3) continuing education credits. The Continuing Respiratory Education (CRCE) system of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has approved this program for 2 hours.

SPEAKER: Don Cui, PA, AE-C. Mr. Cui has served on the National Asthma Educator Certification Board, as well as being committee chair for the Education Committee for the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Asthma Program. He is the past chair of the Allied Health Professional Assembly with the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

COST: $25 Registration Fee

REGISTER NOW


For questions, please contact AAFA Michigan Chapter at 888-444-0333 or aafamich@sbcglobal.net. Program participants are limited, so please register today.

Address

Don Dodge Auditorium, 200 Grand River Avenue, Port Huron, MI 48060

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