Collaborating to break down barriers in pediatric asthma care
The Virtual 13th Annual Fighting Asthma Disparities Summit will focus on breaking down barriers in pediatric asthma care. Experts will discuss the physical and emotional impact of housing insecurity on children’s health as well as environmental asthma triggers in urban schools. A thorough overview of SMART therapy, a relatively novel approach to managing asthma, will also be presented.
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Breakout session topics
- Caring for a child with asthma during the pandemic
- How Medicaid Managed Care Organizations are navigating the pandemic
- Improving asthma outcomes through structural home repairs
- Coordinating home- and school-based asthma care - prior to the pandemic
- Describe SMART therapy, a new clinical approach to managing childhood asthma, and be able to confidently use this tool in clinical and daily practice
- Outline how healthcare systems can reduce structural barriers to economic mobility and improve quality of housing to impact childhood asthma outcomes
- Recognize the need to manage environmental triggers at home and in school and the importance of coordinating care at home, school and clinic to improve asthma control in school-age children
Registration is FREE for all attendees. An optional processing fee is available for those who wish to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits. CME credits are pending. A link to the event will be emailed separately to registrants prior to the Summit.
Please contact Elizabeth Robinson at RobinsonE3@chop.edu.