Minnesota Asthma Alliance Summit
May 12, 2011 Presentations!

We are pleased to announce that the slide sets for the presentations and a summary of the working sessions are available on-line.  You can access each session by clicking on the session titles within the program areas below.

8:30 - 9:30

Putting the Quality Measure for Optimal Asthma Care into Practice

Overview of the Optimal Asthma Care Measure
Erica Fishman, MSW, MPH, LISW
Program Coordinator, MDH Asthma Program
Cherylee Sherry, MPH, CHES
Planner, Health Care Homes, MDH

Preparing for Optimal Asthma Care Direct Data Submission – Children’s Physician Network Support to Clinics
Ellen Pinkowski, RN
Director of Specialty Services and Utilization, Children’s Physician Network

Essentia Health Asthma Program: Success and Challenges                
Sarah Manney, DO, FAAP
Pediatrician, Essentia Health Duluth Clinic

Quality Improvement Tools and Education
Susan Ross, RN, AE-C
Clinical Advisor, MDH Asthma Program
Click here to access the Interactive Asthma Action Plan

9:30 – 9:50

Acknowledging Accomplishments – in meeting the Goals and Objectives in the “Strategic Plan for Addressing Asthma In Minnesota (May 2007 update)”. Participants were asked to write on post-it notes activities they have participated in related to asthma and the State Plan. 
Click here to view the Strategic Plan for Addressing  Asthma in Minnesota – Updated 2007
Click here for a summary of participant responses

9:50 – 10:40

Patient Empowerment and Patient Engagement: Opportunities to Improve Asthma Outcomes
Overview of Patient Empowerment and Patient Engagement
Molly Ekstrand, RPh, AE-C, CDE
Medication Therapy Management Pharmacist, Certified Asthma and Diabetes Educator, Fairview Pharmacy Services

Clinical Setting

Preventing and Resolving Drug Therapy Problems through Patients’ Medication Experience

Click here for handout

Molly Ekstrand, RPh, AE-C, CDE
Medication Therapy Management Pharmacist, Certified Asthma and Diabetes Educator, Fairview Pharmacy Services

Patient – Provider Communication and Asthma Management
Gail Brottman, MD
Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center

Home Setting

Realities in the Home
Kay Kufahl, LRT, AE-C
Managing Director of In-Home Asthma Management Service, Pediatric Home Service

Tools to Assess and Reduce Environmental Asthma Triggers in the Home
Kathy Norlien MS, CPH
Research Scientist, MDH Asthma Program
Click here to access the RETA-Home online training

10:40 -11:00

Reaching for Opportunities – Envisioning the Future.  Participants were asked to write on post-it notes ideas and suggestions for activities to consider for the 2012 update to the “Strategic Plan for Addressing Asthma In Minnesota (May 2007 update)”.
Click here to view the “Strategic Plan for Addressing  Asthma in Minnesota – Updated 2007”
Click here for a summary of participant responses

11:00 -11:45

Conversations about Questions that Matter - Thinking about Possibilities - Table Discussions
This is the opportunity to discuss practice questions -- a step to creating practice based evidence.
Click here to see sample questions
Click here to see recorder form

Handouts:
Click here to see Minnesota Tribal Asthma Data Profile

11:45 -12:00

Summary of Meeting, Closing and Evaluation

 

Updated Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 04:23PM