Internal medicine associates of aiken
Asthma Education Program
IMAA is pleased to provide our patients who have asthma an in-depth teaching program to help them better understand their asthma, its causes, treatment, need for monitoring and long-term consequences of having this disease.
Inflammation of the airways (bronchial tubes) is generally the cause of bronchospasm (wheezing), and often triggers for wheezing my be identified.
Classes are instructed by a Certified Asthma Educator.
· Basics about asthma
· Identifying signs and symptoms of asthma flare-up
· Understanding triggers and how to avoid these triggers
· Lung function monitoring
· Development of your personal asthma action plan
The program has four sessions each of approximately 1 hour.
Your physician will need to refer you to the Asthma Self-Management Program.