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For Family & Community

General education workshops cover asthma as a disease, recognition of warning signs, recognition and control of triggers and asthma medications.

Management topics include:

  • Correct usage of inhalers with practice sessions.
  • Use of peak flow meters and their importance in objectively evaluating symptoms.
  • Communicating with your physician, children's schools and employers regarding asthma and its management.
  • Understanding how exercise affects the disease.
  • How to develop an emergency action plan and its importance in helping people to live with asthma.