Upcoming Events

    • 12 Mar 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)



    Our organization remains dedicated to you, our members. In this mini conference we will briefly update you on the organization and future plans and projects as well as take a special moment to recognize accomplishments by our members and those active in the asthma education community.

    We will offer 3 accredited talks on current issues in asthma for your professional education. This complimentary conference is our way of showing our gratitude for the hundreds of members involved in developing and supporting our various courses and endeavors. These past 12 month have taught us that we are indeed Leading the Way TOGETHER!

    Hot Topic Talks:
    • Asthma and Covid-19
    • Atopic Dermatitis
    • Digital Health Innovation Spotlight

    • 24 Mar 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    EPR-4: What's New and Why It Matters


    Please join us for an update and robust description of the new updates by the The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Coordinating Committee (NAEPPCC) Expert Panel 4 (EPR-4) Working Group. 

    After attending this webinar, the learner will be able to:

    • 1.      Compare and contrast the recommendations for asthma management in the 2020 Focused Update to the EPR-3 and 2020 GINA guidelines
    • 2.      Apply the recommendations to step management by age group
    • 20 May 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Virtual
    • Association of Asthma Educators’ BAECM Course


      This course is dedicated to teaching participants to holistically approach the education of patients and families with asthma.  Care topics discussed are asthma prevalence, goals of therapy, pathophysiology, controlling factors that contribute to severity, pharmacotherapy, medical administration, monitor symptoms, co-morbidities, and optimizing education.  Application of core topics is reviewed through interactive case studies.  

      Learning Objectives:  4 Contact Hours

      Describe the Burden of Asthma in the US

      Outline key components of Asthma management from the EPR-4 NHLBI Clinical Asthma Guidelines.

      Optimize inspiratory flow for given inhalation devices.

      Evaluate patients and caregivers’ educational need and select management tools to optimize partnerships in care.


      9:00am – 10:15am     Assessment and Monitoring                              

      10:15am – 10:45am    Control of Environmental Factors Contributing to Asthma

      10:45am- 11:05am      Break/Skills Check

      11:05am-11:45am       Medications

      11:45am- 1:00pm        Education for Partnership in Care



    • 1. Describe the burden of asthma in the US is covered in the Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager
    • 2. Outline key components of asthma management from the EPR-3 NHLBI Clinical Asthma guidelines is covered in the assessment and monitoring, controlling factors contributing to asthma and medications section.
    • 3. Optimize inspiratory flow for given inhalation devices is covered in inhalation devices.
    • 4. Evaluate patients and caregivers educational needs and select management tools to optimize partnerships of care, covered in Case studies.
    • TOPICS/Contact Hours

    • ·   Becoming an Asthma educator and Care Manager: 0.75 Contact Hours
    • o   Describe the burden of Asthma in the US
    • ·   Assessment and Monitoring: 0.75 Contact Hours. 
    • o   Outline key components of asthma management from the expert panel report 3 guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Asthma.
    • ·   Controlling Environmental Factors Contributing to Asthma: 1.00 Contact Hours.
    • o   Describe various classifications of medications, Describe the stages of the "Stepwise approach",
    • ·   Outline the various inhalation devices that are currently available for the treatment of asthma Inhalation Devices: 0.75 Contact hours.
    • o   Identify the optimum inspiratory flow of various inhalation devices Identify proper administration techniques and mistakes when using various inhalation devices.
    • ·   Education for Partnership in Care: 0.75 Contact Hours.
    • o   Learn to provide self-management education on the following topics: monitoring asthma written asthma action plan medication technique environmental control.

    Accreditation Statements


    This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with the requirements of the California Board of Registered Nursing. The Association of Asthma Educators is an approved provider (#13605 ) of continuing education in nursing. This activity meets criteria for mandatory continuing education requirements, and the participant is awarded 4.0 contact hours.


    This program has been approved for 4 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063, Course # 

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