Fit to Breathe: Express Seminar on Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm (EIB). June 30, 2010. National Association of School Nurses annual conference. Chicago, IL.
A dynamic one-hour session to help school nurses identify students sidelined by asthma; help students set and achieve fitness goals safely; and review EIB symptoms, prevention techniques and treatments. Break-out sessions include hands-on training with inhalers, holding chambers and peak flow meters.
This express seminar was developed by Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics’ (AANMA) EIB faculty and sponsored by TEVA Respiratory.
Coordinated by Carol Jones RN, AE-C, Certified Asthma Educator consultant for AANMA. Presenters include Michael B. Foggs, MD, Chief of Allergy, Asthma Immunology for Advocate Health Centers of Advocate Health Care in Chicago and a member of NAEPP Third Expert Panel on the Management of Asthma; and Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, Director of Sports Nutrition and Performance at the University of Miami Department of Sports Medicine and author of “Performance Nutrition for Football.”