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Mission: The Arizona Asthma Coalition will serve as a catalyst to decrease the burden of asthma in Arizona through awareness, advocacy and education.

Vision: To eliminate deaths from asthma.

Goals:
•Achieve cleaner air for all Arizonans through public policy
•Advocate for better access to healthcare for all Arizonans
•Improve asthma outcomes through education and awareness
•Build coalitions, relationships and partnerships

Arizona Asthma Coalition

Patients and Families: If you or someone in your family has asthma, you can learn about the disease, how to control it and live a normal life.

Health Care Providers: If you are a physician, nurse, respiratory therapist, health educator, school nurse or child care worker, you can learn about the National Asthma Guildelines or "best practices" for managing asthma.

Community Support and Resources: Find information about asthma education classes, support groups, asthma camp, asthma conferences for providers, special events and links to other web sites about asthma.

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2015 Annual Asthma and Allergy Conference
Saturday, October 3, 2015
 
SAVE THE DATE!!!  The Arizona Asthma Coalition will hold its 9th Annual Conference on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Banner Children's/Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa.  The theme of the conference is Asthma & Allergy:  Wheezing & Sneezing in the Desert.  The conference will explore the relationship of allergy and asthma and include three tracks: 
 
*  Pharmacological Therapy Through the Lifespan - including very young and school-age children
*  Clinical Practices - best clinical practices and case studies;  what looks like asthma and isn't
*  School Nurses - Asthma 101, what to do in emergencies, and how to use devices
 
Learn about preventing early life asthma, the impact of air quality on asthma, and the latest research and treatments for asthma and allergies. 
 
The AAC has applied for 5.3 CEU/CME credit hours for MDs, PAs, nurses, nurse practitioners, certified nursing assistants and 6.0 hours for respiratory therapists.
 
For further information contact Mark Brown, MD at mabrown@arc.arizona.edu.

 

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