The AAP has set up the “Medical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma, Allergy and Anaphylaxis” to assist AAP members in caring for children with asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis. Michael Terranova, MD, is the “Chapter Champion” for our chapter. Please visit this page from time to time to learn about resources and activities to assist you in managing your patients with asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis. More information and resources can also be found on the AAP program’s website


Below are helpful resources for information regarding caring for patients with asthma:

NHLBI guidelines – www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/asthma/index

CDC Asthma Web Page – www.cdc.gov.asthma/default

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology – www.aaaai.org/members/resources

American Lung Association – www.lungusa.org/lung-disease/asthma/resources/for-health-professionals

Education for Health (formerly the National Respiratory Training Center, NRTC) – www.nrtc-usa,org/trainingworkshops

The National Center for Medical Home Implementation – www.medicalhomeinfo.org, or medical_home@aap.org

EQIPP Asthma Module (provides CME and MOC credit) – www.pedialink.org/cme/EQIPPasthma

EQIPP Medical Home Module (provides CME and MOC credit) – www.eqipp.org

Pedialink Essentials Asthma Gadgets 2010 Online Course (provides CME credit) – www.pedialink.org

Map of the regional asthma coalitions in NYS: 

Shortcut to:
http://www.nyhealth.gov/diseases/asthma/docs/regional_asthma_coalitions_by_geographic_coverage.pdf

http://www.nyhealth.gov/diseases/asthma/pdf/2009_asthma_guidelines.pdf

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

 

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

ƒƒ National Asthma Control Initiative (NACI): http://naci.nhlbi.nih.gov

 

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics

800–878–4403 www.aanma.org

 

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

414–272–6071 www.aaaai.org

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

847–434–4000 www.aap.org

 

American Association of Respiratory Care

972–243–2272 www.aarc.org

 

American College of Chest Physicians

847–498–1400 www.chestnet.org

 

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

847–427–1200 www.acaai.org


American Lung Association

800–LUNG–USA (800–586–4872)

www.lungusa.org

 

American School Health Association

800–445–2742 www.ashaweb.org

 

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

800–7–ASTHMA (800–727–8462)

http://aafa.org

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

800–CDC–INFO (800–232–4636)

www.cdc.gov/asthma

 

Environmental Protection Agency/ Asthma Community Network www.asthmacommunitynetwork.org

800–490–9198 (to order EPA publications)

www.epa.gov/asthma/publications.html

 

National Association of School Nurses

240–821–1130 www.nasn.org


For more information contact:

 

NHLBI  Information Center

P.O. Box  30105

Bethesda, MD 20824–0105

Phone: 301–592–8573

Fax:  301–592–8563

Website:  www.nhlbi.nih.gov