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  Webcast Title: Effective Measures for the Reduction of Indoor Asthma Triggers
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  Presented by:   Lois Wessel, RN, FNP, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved - Download Slides - Download Audio
Duration:   59:57
  CME Credits:   0
  Session Goals:   This webcast will assist primary care providers to learn how to educate families to reduce childhood exposure to the main indoor asthma triggers. The session will focus on realistic measures to provide such education, as well as look at the disparities in asthma statistics and why children living in poverty have worse outcomes. The Chronic Care Model © will be discussed as it relates to asthma prevention by the health care system.
  Learning Objectives:  


  • Have an increased understanding of the importance of environmental management of asthma triggers as part of a comprehensive asthma care plan


  • Recognize specific issues in medically underserved populations that might be barriers to implementing comprehensive asthma care plans, including cultural, linguistic, economic and professional barriers. 


  • Make recommendations to realistically reduce indoor asthma triggers
  • Advocate for the use of the chronic care model in asthma trigger management and prevention systems for healthy home environments
  • Understand the importance of building partnerships between clinicians and patients in the management and prevention of asthma.

*****  Disclosure *****

This presenter has stated that they have no applicable conflicts of interest or necessary disclosures.

***** Accreditation *****

Application for CME has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Determination of credit is pending

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