Asthma Basics

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Anytime
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Contact Person
American Lung Association
Support Email
system.support@lung.org
Support Website
http://
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

Host
American Lung Association
Instructor
to be determined

Training Overview Description

The American Lung Association's Asthma Basics course is a free one-hour interactive online learning module designed to help people learn more about asthma. This course is ideal for frontline healthcare professionals, such as school nurses or community health workers, as well as individuals with asthma, parents of children with asthma, and co-workers, friends and family who want to learn more about asthma.

This program will teach participants to:

  • Recognize and manage triggers,
  • Understand the value of an asthma action plan, and
  • Recognize and respond to a breathing emergency.

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Primary Care
Asthma
Tobacco Cessation
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Diagnostic Technician
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NP - Family Practice
Other Mid-Level Providers
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Pediatrician
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Public Health Specialist

Registration Information

Registration is free but requires creating a username and password on the American Lung Association's website. Full instructions can be found here.