Trainings and Conferences – Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager

Trainings & Conferences
Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager

Join us on June 15 for a FREE, 6 CEU workshop hosted by the Minnesota Department of Health Asthma Program and Dakota County Public Health

Asthma Training Workshop for LSNs and PHNs

This specialized training workshop is for Minnesota licensed school nurses (LSN) and public health nurses (PHN) who manage or work in the school health office or serve the community.

The course aims to teach nurses to holistically approach the care and education of children who have asthma and their families that support them. The day’s content emphasizes discussions surrounding asthma in the school health office and community. Nurses who serve schools with especially high asthma rates are encouraged to attend.

The workshop will cover these core asthma topics:

  • Asthma prevalence
  • Goals of asthma therapy
  • Pathophysiology
  • Controlling factors that contribute to severity
  • Monitoring symptoms
  • Medication administration
  • Co-morbidities
  • Optimizing education
  • Asthma in the school health office

Presenters and discussion leaders:

Dr. Karen Gregory, DNP, APRN, RRT, AE-C

Erika Yoney, BSN, LSN, Minnesota Department of Health’s School Nurse

Workshop Location and Date

West St. Paul – June 15, 2018

8 to 8:25 a.m. – Sign in

8:30 a.m. – Workshop begins

4 p.m. – Workshop concludes

Dakota County Northern Service Center
1 Mendota Road West, West St. Paul, MN 55118

Lunch is not provided so you may wish to bring a bag lunch. Lunch break limited to 30 minutes.

Registration

Register for Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager. This workshop is limited to 50 participants. Register early.

Questions

Contact Susan Ross, RN Clinical Advisor at the MDH Asthma Program at 651-201-5629 or Susan.Ross@state.mn.us.