FAM conducts a variety of educational outreach sessions to spread the knowledge of asthma management throughout the community.
Classes for Parents and Individuals
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
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
Free, on-site asthma management training to help school personnel understand asthma, respond to symptomatic children and prevent attacks. Classes are scheduled by request.
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.
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
This 6 hour event features four breakout rooms with sessions for prescribers, other healthcare providers and students. Participants can choose any combination of sessions to meet their professional goals and continuing education requirements.
The next seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 12:00pm - 5:45pm.
Registration is available through AAAAI. Click here to register online.