Educational Tools

The NIH/NAEPP, EPR-3 Revised Asthma Treatment Protocol for Schools

The NIH/NAEPP, EPR-3 has revised their asthma treatment protocol for school personnel that include the option of epinephrine for life-threatening exacerbations of asthma in the school setting.  The specific details of this protocol were worked out by EPR-3 Panel members and the language is consistent with EPR-3.

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Air Quality Guidance for Schools & Child Care Facilities

The color-coded table provides physical activity recommendations based upon the forecasted level of air pollution, the intensity of the activity, and the duration of the physical activity.  The colors on this guidance document are similar to the MPCA AIQ publications.  Use of this table by school personnel and child care staff is voluntary.

The following recommendations for alternatives to outdoor activities on days when the air quality is poor were created by a group of health organizations, school officials and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (California).

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Asthma Triggers
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Asthma Triggers - Spanish






The American College of Chest Physicians


American College of Chest Physicians Patient Education Resources
The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) is a not-for-profit medical society representing 16,500 members in over 100 countries. Members include specialist physicians, allied health professionals, and PhDs focusing on diseases of the chest. ACCP's mission is to promote the prevention and treatment of diseases of the chest through leadership, education, research, and communication.

ACCP has created instructional sheets on how to use many of today's most common respiratory medications including: diskus, Foradil, Maxair, MDI's, holding chambers/spacers, nebulizer and cleaning.

Hennepin Healthcare - Asthma Resources
Hennepin Healthcare is an integrated system of care that includes HCMC, a nationally recognized Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and acute care hospital, as well as a clinic system with primary care clinics located in Minneapolis and across Hennepin County. Videos about how to manage your asthma, Asthma Action Plans, and other printable resources for patients.
Monday, July 23, 2018 at 09:52AM