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Event: 'Asthma Educational Training For Providers, Nurses & Healthcare Professionals' Print
  Continuing Medical Education
Date: Monday, December 05, 2011 - 6:30 pm
Contact Info:
Ashley G. Politz, LMSW Executive Director Louisiana Chapter - American Academy of Pediatrics P.O. Box 64629 Baton Rouge, LA 70896 Phone: 225.379.7923

Asthma Educational Training for

Providers, Nurses & Healthcare Professionals



The purpose of this healthcare provider training session is to provide the state’s highly qualified healthcare providers, nurses and respiratory therapist with tools as provided by the NAEPP Expert Panel Review-3 Guidelines for managing asthma long term and for managing exacerbations around four essential components of asthma care, namely: assessment and monitoring, patient education, control of factors contributing to asthma severity, and pharmacologic treatment.
The training will provide physicians and nurses with tools to take away from the session that will assist in establishing a partnership between the clinician and the person who has asthma (and the caregiver, for children) is required for effective asthma management while emphasizing the four components of asthma care which are:
  • Component 1: Assessing and Monitoring Asthma Severity and Asthma Control
  • Component 2: Education for a Partnership in Care
  • Component 3: Control of Environmental Factors and Comorbid Conditions That Affect Asthma
  • Component 4: Medications

Locations and Dates: 

DHH Region 4: Lafayette
Monday, 11/7/11
(6:30 – 8:30 pm training, registration beginning at 6:00 pm)
Woman’s Foundation-4630 Ambassador Caffrey, Suite 100, Lafayette

DHH Region 1:
New Orleans
Saturday, 11/12/11
(8:30- 10:30 am training, registration beginning at 8:00 am)
Ochsner Pediatrics’ Unit-1315 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans

DHH Region 8: Monroe
Monday, 12/5/11
(6:30 – 8:30 pm training, registration beginning at 6:00 pm)
Children’s Coalition of Northeast Louisiana-1363 Louisville Ave Monroe

DHH Region 2: Baton Rouge
Monday, 2/13/12 (6:30 – 8:30 pm training, registration beginning at 6:00 pm)
Woman’s Hospital Conference room-9050 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge

DHH Region 7: Shreveport
Monday, 3/5/12
(6:30 – 8:30 pm training, registration beginning at 6:00 pm)
Bossier Community College, Building F, Room 203-6220 East Texas

To Register:


Each training will offer 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as well as 2.0 hours nursing credit.

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