Educational Outreach by Fight Asthma Milwaukee Allies

FAM conducts a variety of educational outreach sessions to spread the knowledge of asthma management throughout the community.

Classes for Parents and Individuals

Asthma Survival Skills

Free, multimedia learning experience for parents and caregivers of children with asthma. Classes can be scheduled as requested by any organization. This program has also been tailored to Foster Parents and used for their continuing education credits.

Classes for Child Care Providers

Asthma Care at Child Care

Free classes to help child care professionals recognize early warning signs and symptoms of asthma, respond to a child experiencing asthma attacks and prevent attacks. Classes can be scheduled at individual child care centers. Continuing Education Bar Code Credits are offered to all participants.

Classes for Teachers and Students

Asthma Basics for Schools

Free, on-site asthma management training to help school personnel understand asthma, respond to symptomatic children and prevent attacks. Classes are scheduled by request.

Asthma Smarts

Free, on-site lessons for students with asthma in grades 3-5. Each Asthma Smarts program consists of three 30-minute lessons. Classes are scheduled upon request.

Breathe to Achieve (Check back next school year)

Free, on-site program for all students (with and without asthma) in grades 3-5. Program consists of 45 minutes of multimedia teaching in a classroom and 45 minutes of gym activities with reinforcing messages. Addresses reading, math, and science learning targets. Fulfills one health and one physical education lesson for the week. Classes are scheduled upon request.

Classes for Healthcare Providers

Teach Asthma Management: Basics

A training session for nurses, office managers, medical assistants, outreach workers and health professional students. The four-hour seminar works with participants to improve the asthma management education that they provide to families and clients. Nursing Contact hours are available, and they can be applied toward AE-C continuing education hours.

The next seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 from 11:30am - 4:30pm.

Teach Asthma Management: Plus

A seminar for those who have already participated in TAM Basics or for those that already have a foundation in asthma management. The content of TAM Plus changes each year to accommodate interests and community needs. Check-in each year to see what's on the agenda! Nursing Contact hours are available, and they can be applied toward AE-C continuing education hours.

The next seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 from 11:30am - 4:30pm.

Teach Asthma Management: Masters

A seminar for prescribing professionals. Engage in discussion with asthma experts on how to implement the guidelines, individualize treatments for patients, and work through case studies. Problem Based Learning is utilized to facilitate interaction.

The next seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 from 11:30am - 4:30pm.