National Asthma Guidelines
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
National Association of School Nurses – Asthma Resources
Association of School Nurses of Connecticut
Information for school nurses.
Inhaler Use Video
This video from Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota illustrates how to use an inhaler to get the right amount of medicine directly to where you need it in your lungs. It also shows you how to teach someone else to use an inhaler. Connecticut hospitals' Respiratory Therapy leaders selected the video as demonstrating best practices. In addition to what you see on the video, these three issues are very important:
Asthma Action Plans
All people with asthma should have an asthma action plan. An asthma action plan (also called a management plan) is a written plan that you develop with your doctor to help control your asthma (CDC).
Asthma Action Plans for ages 0-11 in English and Spanish
Asthma Action Plans for ages 12 and older in English and Spanish
Resource Map for patients who need referral to outpatient primary care or community support. (Please access the map via Internet Explorer)