ORCAS Research Scientist Susan Schroeder, MPH, MCHES, PMP will present some of the latest techniques in asthma self-management at the upcoming The Forum 12 event Oct. 18,
2012, in Atlanta, Ga. Schroeders presentation, Development and Evaluation of an Online Asthma Self-Management Game for Children, will highlight the
asthma game ORCAS offers on Lungtropolis.com.
uses health behavior-change theory in an interactive, web-based game to help children ages ...
Asthma education is one of the best tools parents have to manage a childs asthma symptoms and promote a healthy school environment. The Healthy Schools Network website provides you
with asthma education tools for working with your school and community to
create greener, asthma-friendly environments. It also discusses how you and like-minded parents can promote a healthy school environment for all children.
On the site, you can also find tip sheets and activities; review helpful questions to ask schools; and learn how to spot environmental problems on campus.
Steps You Can Take
Healthy Schools Network provides parents with a ...
The prevention of asthma symptoms is critical to patients and their families. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Asthma
Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other agencies have unveiled new developments in the
treatment and management of asthma. These agencies have found that the control and prevention of asthma flare-ups is as simple as knowing and recognizing
and managing asthma signs and symptoms.
Health agencies have found that activities relating to asthma control must extend beyond the doctors office and into public health outreach efforts.
According to ...
The school year is often the time parents need the most help with asthma management for their children. When children are in an environment parents cant
control, there is an increased risk of exposure to respiratory infections and asthma triggers. Respiratory infections are a common cause of asthma flare-ups in
young children. The following tips will help you prepare your child to practice effective asthma condition management during the new school year.
Encourage hand washing.
Hand washing is one of the best ways your child can avoid catching a cold or flu. Teach your child about the importance of ...