Asthma is the third leading cause of hospitalization

among children under the age of 15

This free, six-week series is offered in partnership with Children's Hospital, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, and ECHO Colorado.


The series focuses on building the capacity of Colorado school-based health clinic mid-level providers to better assess, treat, manage and refer the care of students with asthma. Participants will learn to diagnose asthma and assess severity in school-aged children according to NHLBI Asthma Guidelines, and to differentiate asthma from other related conditions. This series will also cover how to implement guidelines for step-level care in asthma management, teach correct inhaler technique and initiate the first steps in the evaluation of cases of severe asthma.

ECHO COLORADO LEARNING SERIES

 

PEDIATRIC ASTHMA TREATMENT AND MANAGEMENT:
SUPPORT FOR SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS

Audience:
Colorado school-based health center APPs (Advanced Practice Providers)


Commitment: 
Six weekly ECHO sessions held virtually
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CME:
This ECHO Colorado is co-sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians. It has been reviewed and accepted for up to 6.0 credits. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity (1.0 credit per session).

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In Partnership With:

  • ECHO SESSION 1

    Getting the Diagnosis Correct

    October 1, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 2

    Initiating Treatment

    October 8, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 3

    Adjusting Therapy

    October 15, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 4

    Spirometry

    October 22, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 5

    Acute Management

    October 29, 2019

  • ECHO SESSION 6

    Severe Asthma

    November 5, 2019

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