The Association of Asthma Educators is the premier inter-professional organization striving for excellence to raise the competency of diverse individuals who educate patients and families living with asthma.
We have three primary purposes. Read more
We are the leading resource for professional asthma education. AAE offers courses designed in accordance with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health Expert Panel Report (EPR3): Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Read more
AAE has developed a program to prepare entry-level community health workers (CHW) to effectively provide basic asthma management education. Read more
The E. Ellis Scholarship is currently unavailable. The criteria for the scholarship is to be an AAE members in good standing who are seeking to obtain certification as a certified asthma educator (AE-C) through the National Asthma Education Certification Board. Stay tuned as we update this offering for the future.
AAE's membership includes nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, doctors, physician assistants, community health workers, case managers, and social workers. You do not have to be nationally certified as an asthma educator (AE-C) to be a member. Join today!
AAE holds an annual conference and produces continuing education monographs on culturally competent asthma care as well as on inhalation therapy devices. There are numerous opportunities to grow, both individually, and as a group, with the support we secure from industry leaders. Join today
AAE actively engages in advocacy efforts on behalf of its members in order to reduce asthma disparities and improve asthma outcomes. Read more
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams discusses health disparities in his April 10, 2020 press conference.
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Anyone interested in asthma education will find our extensive list of resources, helpful links, asthma educator tools, videos, and consumer information relevant. Read moreImportant joint letter regarding Primatene Mist
Letter re Primatene Mist AAN 11-9-18.pdf