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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Webinar participants will learn how to:
- Train staff to identify, recognize and address indoor environmental asthma triggers and perform the essential actions for effective asthma management in schools.
- Design and successfully implement a staff training system as part of a sustainable IAQ management program.
- Effectively use the School IAQ Assessment Mobile App—new technology featuring the IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit—as a teaching tool to identify and reduce asthma triggers in the school environment.
- Replicate successful strategies to reduce asthma attacks, increase attendance and improve academic performance through an effective staff training program and implementation of the IAQ Tools for Schools Framework.
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Hear successful strategies from the 2016 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management winners on how building an effective asthma care team is a critical to providing comprehensive asthma care. Learn best practices for establishing your asthma care workforce and coordinating care with community partners. Discover how a strong workforce can serve as a building block for your program’s business case for future funding opportunities.
This webinar informs health plan leaders about the 2016 EPA National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management application and process. This includes information on the value of gaining national recognition through the EPA Leadership Award, a discussion of common health plan challenges to applying and recommendations for addressing challenges, and additional resources for health plans interested in gaining national recognition through the EPA Leadership Award.
Learn about the effective MCAN implementation and evaluation tools, guidance documents and methodologies now available on AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org, a community-based website connecting asthma programs and providing access to effective strategies and best practices in asthma management.
This webinar showcases practical ways to support successful referrals to in-home asthma programs as part of a coordinated asthma care plan. A roundtable discussion with the Boston Public Health Commission of Boston, MA and with the Department of Energy and Environment and Unity Health Care, Inc. of Washington, D.C. offers perspectives from program leaders and a referring physician on referral and communication strategies for promoting wider use and reimbursement of in-home asthma visit programs.
Learn from featured speakers from advocacy associations, health departments and housing commissions, discussing the national momentum towards smoke-free policies in federally subsidized housing and the collaborations that helped make them possible. This webinar focuses on successful programs and partnerships and the health disparities that motivated their implementation. It also demonstrates best practices and examples of successful collaborations between Public Housing Authorities and public health programs. These collaborative approaches can be replicated and adopted by smoke-free advocates everywhere in the nation.
Listen to this webinar to learn how to enhance asthma program sustainability by attracting funders using compelling data storytelling. Hear relevant approaches from the 2015 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management winners on compiling and analyzing data to demonstrate the effectiveness of your asthma program to public and private funders
Learn more about the changing landscape of healthcare coverage and how to prepare your own organization for existing opportunities in sustainable financing.
Explore three emerging social financing models that tackle chronic asthma, working to demonstrate the dual social and financial benefits of up-front investment in asthma management and prevention. Hear about efforts underway to use a social impact bond (SIB) financing model to address the range of complex issues that children with asthma face to get their chronic condition under control. SIBs are potentially powerful tool for improving services for medically underserved children with asthma.
Learn about the successful Seattle/King County asthma pilot program, which was featured in the American Journal of Public Health! Its findings suggest that adding weatherization-plus-health structural interventions to an existing community health worker asthma home visit program results in greater benefits in asthma control and asthma-related quality of life.
Hear practical tips on establishing an effective collaboration between a weatherization program, local public health department, school district nurses and community members.