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Latest News

  • AAE Listserv Update
    By popular demand, the AAE listserv will offer subscribers a daily digest mode for incoming messages. Starting in August, users can choose to receive one email per day from the listserv collecting the day’s discussions, instead of separate individual messages.

    AAE would like to thank all of our listserv participants for making this a great member community. If you have other suggestions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  • Webinar-Understanding Reimbursement and Billing in Asthma Education and Care (July 28)
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  • Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis News (June/July 2014)
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  • Opportunity to Apply to Serve on the 2015 AAE Board of Directors
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  • AAE Annual Conference
    August 1-3, 2014
    San Antonio, TX

    Becoming an Asthma Educator Care Manager (BAECM)
    Sunday, August 3rd
    Hilton Palacio del Rio
    1:15 pm - 5:45 pm

    AAE's National Asthma Educator Certification & Recertification Course
    Sunday, August 3rd, 1:15 pm - 6:00 pm
    Monday, August 4th, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Click here to register for these two programs, which are being offered at the conclusion of the Annual Conference, in San Antonio, TX.
  • Asthma Education Reimbursement Resources
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  • “Asthma Blues”® on ABC-TV: Focus@Four
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  • New Member Resource: Valved Holding Chambers
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  • Wee Breathers
    AAFA's Wee Breathers is a very flexible and interactive program designed for asthma educators to reach families of pre-school-age children with asthma in their homes or in child care settings.
    Click here.



You do not need to be a Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C) to join AAE.

PLEASE NOTE: In an effort to streamline the membership renewal process, we will be transitioning our members to a calendar year based membership – effective January 1st through December 31st, beginning in 2015. With calendar year based membership, payment will be due at the beginning of the year. We have pro-rated dues for the remainder of 2014 and included dues for the calendar year of 2015. Professional Members may also choose to pay the remainder of 2014 now and will be billed for 2015 dues in November 2014. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

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Educator Profile

This Month's Profile: Ann H. Schlimgen/ RN, BSN, AE-C

This year will mark my 16th year working with asthma patients, and my 8th year as a certified asthma educator. Asthma is something that hits close to home for me, so it has always been a passion. My grandfather died from complications related to asthma. Several family members are challenged almost daily by the burden of asthma. So when I was offered the position two years ago to manage The Dean & St. Mary’s Neighborhood Asthma Clinic, a free health clinic that focuses exclusively on asthma-related care, I didn’t have to think about it for long. I regularly receive questions from other healthcare workers about our operations, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to discuss it...