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In-Home Asthma Education for the EMS Professional
Date(s): Wednesday, January 30, 2019 -
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Location:United Training Center
338 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240

Live Online Platform Available:
The online platform requires High-Speed Internet and internet reliability. Students will be required to participate via live video and audio. Please call for additional information
Cost:Maine CDC Grant Funded
Instructor:Daphne Russell, Certified Asthma Educator, Community Paramedic
Phone:(207) 782-8414
E-mail Address:education@unitedambulance.net
Comments:The program is designed for EMS providers working for services providing Community Paramedicine or Mobile Integrated Health Services. Prehospital providers not currently working with an authorized Community Paramedicine service, but are interested in learning more about in-home asthma programs are also encouraged to attend.

All Levels of EMS Providers are eligible and welcome. This program is developed for all levels of prehospital professionals. Other allied health care professionals with an interest are encouraged to attend.

Continuing Education Hours will be awarded for Maine Licensed EMS Providers.

The online platform requires High-Speed Internet and internet reliability. Students will be required to participate via live video and audio. Please call for additional information. Students participating via online will receive login information after registration for the program. In order to receive CEH credits, online students must be present and visually.
Class Description:Program Goals:

The Maine In-Home Asthma Education Program (hereafter referred to as the Program) is an evidenced-based asthma home visiting program funded through the Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Disease Prevention (Maine CDC-DDP) through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Program targets children and adults who, despite adequate medical management, have asthma that is not well controlled.

The aim of the Program is to contribute towards:

1.Increased individual learning of patients and caregivers.

2.Improved health outcomes for patients receiving home visits.

3.Improved knowledge and understanding among professionals of appropriate asthma management practices and effective public health strategies related to asthma management
General Comments:Light lunch will be provided for in-person participants.

This program has been made available my Maine CDC Asthma Grant Funding.
Registration is not currently allowed