Asthma Management: Programs and Services
Asthma is among the top three admitting diagnoses at Children’s. This is an innovative program linking in-home education, environmental assessment, family self-management skills and primary care physician involvement to deal with the complexities of treating patients with asthma.
The Asthma Management Program is a comprehensive six-month program focused on asthma education, self-management skills and care coordination. The program is offered in both English and Spanish.
This program includes:
- Two home health visits to provide in-home asthma education and an environmental assessment
- A multidisciplinary Asthma Education Class
- Biweekly telephone contact by a Certified Asthma Educator (RN)
- Resources for community physicians