Asthma webinars present the latest knowledge and information from leading experts and asthma management program champions from across the country. Offered at no-cost, webinars are an opportunity to discover state of the art tools and resources, learn effective strategies in asthma program design and delivery, engage the experts through question and answer sessions, and contribute to the discussion through interactive polling features.
Whether you recently attended a webinar or need more information, access the archived presentation materials and audio/visual recordings below to learn more about home environmental interventions, best practices for asthma management, program evaluation basics, housing code enforcement, and more.
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Learn about the effective MCAN implementation and evaluation tools, guidance documents and methodologies now available on AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org, a community-based website connecting asthma programs and providing access to effective strategies and best practices in asthma management.
This webinar showcases practical ways to support successful referrals to in-home asthma programs as part of a coordinated asthma care plan. A roundtable discussion with the Boston Public Health Commission of Boston, MA and with the Department of Energy and Environment and Unity Health Care, Inc. of Washington, D.C. offers perspectives from program leaders and a referring physician on referral and communication strategies for promoting wider use and reimbursement of in-home asthma visit programs.
Learn from featured speakers from advocacy associations, health departments and housing commissions, discussing the national momentum towards smoke-free policies in federally subsidized housing and the collaborations that helped make them possible. This webinar focuses on successful programs and partnerships and the health disparities that motivated their implementation. It also demonstrates best practices and examples of successful collaborations between Public Housing Authorities and public health programs. These collaborative approaches can be replicated and adopted by smoke-free advocates everywhere in the nation.
Listen to this webinar to learn how to enhance asthma program sustainability by attracting funders using compelling data storytelling. Hear relevant approaches from the 2015 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management winners on compiling and analyzing data to demonstrate the effectiveness of your asthma program to public and private funders
Learn more about the changing landscape of healthcare coverage and how to prepare your own organization for existing opportunities in sustainable financing.
Explore three emerging social financing models that tackle chronic asthma, working to demonstrate the dual social and financial benefits of up-front investment in asthma management and prevention. Hear about efforts underway to use a social impact bond (SIB) financing model to address the range of complex issues that children with asthma face to get their chronic condition under control. SIBs are potentially powerful tool for improving services for medically underserved children with asthma.
Learn about the successful Seattle/King County asthma pilot program, which was featured in the American Journal of Public Health! Its findings suggest that adding weatherization-plus-health structural interventions to an existing community health worker asthma home visit program results in greater benefits in asthma control and asthma-related quality of life.
Hear practical tips on establishing an effective collaboration between a weatherization program, local public health department, school district nurses and community members.
Learn how three award winners leveraged partnerships and championed local, state and federal collaborations to better manage asthma in their communities. Hear more from these experts on advocating for direct reimbursement from managed care providers, targeting specific populations and tailoring your interventions, and creating age-appropriate educational materials to reinforce asthma management plans.
Hear two unique case studies on leveraging school resources to address asthma disparities in student populations and reduce school absenteeism due to asthma. Learn how the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) successfully addressed the 10 percent asthma rate in the district’s diverse student population. Then, hear how The Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey (PACNJ), created a unified method of care for asthma and successfully raised awareness about New Jersey laws related to asthma management in schools.
Learn about The Community Healthcare for Asthma Management and Prevention of Symptoms (CHAMPS) Program funded by The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc. (MCAN). This webinar explores the challenges and opportunities in implementing the CHAMPS program in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).