AIM: Asthma Improves with Managment
Case Management and educaiton program with the goal to reduce pediatric emergency visits and school absences for asthma in minority communities (Trenton, NJ) by reducing exposure to asthma triggers and by improving ability to self manage asthma symptoms.
This is done with a combination of education program in the community. A series of 4 sessions builds on information to develop parental and child confidence in managing asthma symptoms.
Case Management is done on a family basis that assesses client needs, develop individualized treatment plan and goals, developement of personalized Asthma Treatment Plans and encouragement of primary care physician utilization.
Works with community partnerships to identify chldren with frequent asthma related school absences and/or asthma related emergency department visits.