Check out our new and improved Asthma Resource Guide (PDF, 5.5 MB), which includes educational materials and handouts on asthma related topics. The guide was designed to provide useful asthma related information to all populations affected by asthma in North Carolina. The guide can be used in its entirety or as individual educational materials/handouts on asthma related topics.
The Asthma Education Curriculum for School Nurses and Other Elementary-Middle School Professionals (PDF, 6.5 MB) is provided by the North Carolina Division of Public Health, Asthma Program, in conjunction with the Education and Public Awareness Committee of the Asthma Alliance of North Carolina (AANC). The purpose of the curriculum is to provide a standardized method of providing asthma education to school nurses and other school professionals in North Carolina. The curriculum is designed to be used by school nurses and other elementary and middle school professionals to train school staff to understand the needs of students with asthma.
The curriculum covers the following categories of information:
Appendices and handouts are also included.
Combined Pre and Post Assessments (PDF, 861 KB) (For use when teaching the entire curriculum in one setting.)
With the help of the Education and Public Awareness Subcommittee of the Asthma Alliance of North Carolina (AANC), the North Carolina Asthma Program has developed an Asthma Curriculum for Child Care Providers (PDF, 5.50 MB). Children under the age of 5 are of high priority within North Carolina, as is providing asthma education information to those who care for them. The curriculum modules address asthma self management education by providing the following categories of information for child care providers:
The curriculum was pilot tested in the Spring of 2009 in three pilot sites across the state. These sites were located in various regions and represented diverse populations. The information provided through these sites was incorporated in this final version of the curriculum.
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Presentations and Handouts
See the Asthma Burden page.