Pediatric Asthma and Exercise (1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.)
If your child is school age and has asthma you may find this class helpful. The class will cover the benefits of exercise, plus safe and appropriate exercise programs. Discussions will include how asthma and asthma medications may affect sports.
What Makes Asthma Worse? (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
What is happening in the lungs with asthma? What makes asthma worse? These questions will be discussed in this class. Irritants, allergens, infections, weather changes, exercise and gastroesophageal reflux will be discussed.
Learning About Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) (3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Learn about the importance of “Soak and Seal” in this class. Avoidance of things that make atopic dermatitis worse, daily skin care and managing worsening symptoms will be discussed.
Asthma Medications and Self Management (9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)
Correct medication technique is important. Asthma medications, side effects and correct techniques will be discussed. Monitoring asthma by assessing symptoms and using a peak flow meter with an Asthma Action Plan will also be discussed.