Asthma Tune Up Program (Pediatric)

The Pediatric Asthma Tune Up at National Jewish Health for Kids is a three-day intensive program providing a team approach to managing your child's asthma.

Your child’s team includes medical specialists, behavioral health providers, dietitians, physical therapists and wellness educators who specialize in pediatric asthma. We utilize various assessments and diagnostic studies specifically tailored for each child, to determine the best medical and lifestyle strategies to improve asthma.

   

The Pediatric Asthma Tune Up Program

The team will work with you and your child to:

  • Pediatric Asthma Tune Up ProgramEvaluate asthma triggers and other factors, including environment and social aspects that may impact asthma control

  • Evaluate current medication regimen and adjust as needed

  • Develop an individualized exercise program to improve overall fitness while teaching skills to self-monitoring asthma during activity

  • Recommend a personalized nutrition program to improve overall health

  • Improve patient self-management skills with education and adherence monitoring

  • Send a summary of recommendations to your child’s primary physician

Upon completion of the three-day Asthma Tune Up Program, you and your child will have an individualized plan that you can follow at home to optimize asthma control with healthy lifestyle and wellness. Follow up with the team will continue for several months to provide guidance, give feedback and troubleshoot concerns that arise along the way.

   

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