National Asthma Forum 2008

Presentations - Thursday, May 1

Framing and Vision: Mobilizing 1,000 Communities to Lead the Nation in Quality Asthma Care
Dave Rowson, Center Director for Asthma and Schools, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Learn how the Communities in Action for Asthma-Friendly Environments Campaign is Mobilizing 1,000 Communities to lead the nation in quality asthma care.
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Successful Programs in Action: What Does Success Look Like?
Winners of the 2008 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management

The programs shared how they built, evaluated, and resourced their highly-effective asthma care systems and discussed the best practices. Download Presentation (PDF, 80KB)

Benchmarking for Success: Accelerating Results for Community Asthma Programs
John Scanlon, Ph.D., President and CEO, JSEA, Inc.

Participants ran a powerful real-time program assessment exercise to benchmark their programs against best-in-class asthma programs.
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The Business Case for Comprehensive Asthma Management: A New Action Track
Speakers: Business Case Workshop Participants

Learn how to develop the business case for a comprehensive asthma control system with the National Guidelines and the practical applications of the AHOP study and the Change Package.
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Emerging Science in Asthma Management-Implications for Community Programs: Mining the Knowledge Base to Improve Community Health Outcomes
Margaret Wilkin, M.P.H, Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan
Susan Janson, R.N., A.N.P., D.N.Sc., F.A.A.N., Department of Community Health Systems and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Learn about the latest National Institutes of Health National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Expert Panel Report (EPR-3): Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma.
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Highlighting Successful Program Approaches: The Change Package in Action
Tracy Enger, Indoor Environments Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Hear about high-performing asthma management programs led by state and local health departments, health plans, health care providers, and other community organizations to learn about the strategies, tools, and methods they have used to build, evaluate, and sustain high quality asthma programs.
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Breakout Sessions

Presentations – Friday, May 2

Moving Forward on the Continuum of Program Success: Ensuring Success at the Community Level
John Scanlon, Ph.D., President and CEO, JSEA, Inc.; Tracy Enger, Indoor Environments Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Participants developed game plans for action to accelerate their programs’ progress and move forward along the continuum of success.
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Living the Action Learning Network: Working Together to Improve Asthma Health Outcomes Nationwide
John Scanlon, Ph.D., President and CEO, JSEA, Inc.; Tracy Enger, Indoor Environments Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Finding Our Leadership Voices – Leaving in Action
Gloria Wilder, M.D., M.P.H., President and CEO, CORE HEALTH, Founder, JUSTICE SPEAKS
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Handouts and Worksheets

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