ASSOCIATION OF
ASTHMA EDUCATORS


AAE Can Bring Quality Education to You!

AAE offers courses nationally and internationally. All courses are designed in accordance with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health Expert Panel Report (EPR3): Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma.

Becoming an Asthma Educator and Care Manager

This half-day course is dedicated to teaching participants to holistically approach the education of patients and families with asthma.

Core topics include:

  • Asthma prevalence
  • Goals of therapy
  • Pathophysiology
  • Controlling factors that contribute to severity - monitoring symptoms
  • Pharmacotherapy - medication administration
  • Co-morbidities
  • Optimizing Education

National Asthma Educator Certification Prep and Recertification Review Course

This course is designed as a review for individuals who actively engage in the education of persons with asthma and who wish to pursue certification or recertification as an asthma educator. The review course was written and is taught by credentialed asthma educators (AE-C, Asthma Educator-Certified).

Our course is based on the NAECB detailed content outline.

The course content includes:

  • Epidemiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Factors contributing to acute and chronic asthma
  • Patient and family assessment
  • Asthma management including pharmacological, behavioral and environmental interventions
  • Development of an asthma action plan
  • Program outcomes
  • Referral and professional networking,
  • Spirometry for the health care professional

Methods of teaching used in the review course include:

  • Didactic presentations
  • Interactive patient-based case studies
  • Hands-on device workshop

Contact us at courses@asthmaeducators.org for more information and to learn more about our hosting packages.

70 Buckwalter Rd. Ste 900, #330, Royersford, PA 19468   |   Phone: 888-988-7747   |   Email: admin@asthmaeducators.org

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