Episode 14: A + IAQ: Cost-Effective First Steps for Schools to Implement an IAQ Management Program and Improve Asthma Outcomes


The first few days of school are an exciting time for children and parents. They also can be a time of anxiety if your child has asthma or allergies. In this episode, Shirley Schantz (Director of Nursing Education at the National Association of School Nurses) and Diane Rhodes (Asthma Awareness Education Program and Assistant Director of Health Services at North East Independent School District) explain how environmental triggers in schools can exacerbate asthma symptoms among students and staff. Both speakers will provide cost-effective ideas for measuring and mitigating triggers to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) and health in schools.
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