Asthma Educator Institute set for July 24-25

Asthma Educator Institute set for July 24-25

The American Lung Association is sposoring the Asthma Educator Institute on July 24 and 25 at Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha. The event is a two-day course to teach healthcare professionals how to help asthma patients manage their illness.

The curriculum covers the content outlined in the NAECB Candidate Handbook. It includes case reviews, hands-on skills demonstration and practice. The course is delivered by local asthma experts.

Course objectives include:

  • To prepare participants to provide NHLBI and NAEPP guideline directed asthma care to patients, families and health care providers.
  • To identify the roles of the asthma educator.
  • To network with healthcare providers, educators and organizations surrounding asthma care and policies.

Application has been made for 10 hours to the American Association for Respiratory Care and the National Commission for Health Education, credentialing for Category I CHES/MCHES.  A nursing credit application may also be submitted.

Cost is $100 per person. Please submit payment and the registration form by Friday, July 11. They may be submitted to:

American Lung Association
Attn: Dr. Melinda Auch- AEI
8990 West Dodge Road, Suite 226
Omaha, NE 68114

Telephone: 402-502-4950 ext: 12 | Fax: 402-502-3012