Asthma webinars present the latest knowledge and information from leading experts and asthma management program champions from across the country. Offered at no-cost, webinars are an opportunity to discover state of the art tools and resources, learn effective strategies in asthma program design and delivery, engage the experts through question and answer sessions, and contribute to the discussion through interactive polling features.
Whether you recently attended a webinar or need more information, access the archived presentation materials and audio/visual recordings below to learn more about home environmental interventions, best practices for asthma management, program evaluation basics, housing code enforcement, and more.
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Listen to Heidi LeSane LaShon Blakely, Dorothy Mabry and Stephanie Hall share their experiences working with Head Start and Child Care communities in two Georgia counties to better integrate asthma education into program activities. Learn how you can apply their best practices and resources to create effective partnerships with federal, state and local agencies and integrate asthma education into your local Head Start and Child Care programs.
Executive Director of the The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc. (MCAN), Dr. Floyd Malveaux, presents findings how implementation of evidence-based interventions (EBI) can improve care and lower costs for children with asthma at the CMS Medicaid/CHIP Quality Conference.
Representatives from The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc. (MCAN) program sites explain the challenges, opportunities, and successes in implementing community-based asthma management.
Learn about the value of medical-legal partnerships and how you can start one in your community. Megan Sandel, Samantha Morton and Marcia Peters demonstrate the benefits of medical-legal partnerships and its positive impact on housing conditions in asthma.
Asthma experts Dr. Robert Geller and Dr. Leslie Rubin from the Emory Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit share their expertise, best practices and resources schools can use to develop an asthma management program.
Learn about a cornerstone report from George Washington University, Changing pO2licy: The Elements for Improving Childhood Asthma Outcomes, which provides an evidence-based, national plan to improve life for the one in seven children with asthma and their parents.
Continue to explore asthma control through home-based interventions and evaluate the economic implications of these interventions. Tursynbek Nurmagambetov from the CDC National Center for Environmental Health, examines economic evaluations in public health and demonstrate the value for home-based environmental interventions.
Learn more about asthma control and multi-trigger, multi-component home intervention programs through the CDC Community Guide. Gema Dumitru from the CDC demonstrates the impact of these interventions on the quality of life, health care utilization and productivity for people with asthma; and presents the applicability, barriers to implementation, and additional benefits of these interventions.
Learn about the health reform debate and discuss what it may mean for children, particularly those with asthma. This webinar provides a chance for asthma policy and practice leaders and those in the child health policy, caregiver, and public health communities to hear from and interact with health care and policy experts.
Catherine Rasberry, a Health Scientist with the CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health describes important considerations for applying the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation to the design and implementation of school-based asthma program evaluations.