Performance of the school nurse's asthma management behaviors in relationship to their asthma knowledge, asthma attitude and asthma self-efficacy
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related research
Describe the current asthma burden for the school age population Identify factors that influence asthma management for the school nurse Explain the effect of self-efficacy on asthma management behaviors for the school nurse Discuss ways to enhance asthma management of the school nurse
Keyword(s): Asthma, School Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a clinical associate professor at the Decker School of Nursing and a Certified Asthma Educator.I have been an investigator for several asthma studies. My interest includes asthma management to prevent adverse outcomes for children and adolescents. I published an article in 4/12 in the Journal of Asthma and Allergy Educators (Using Nursing Students as Open Airways Facilitators Through a Community Partnership to Influence Asthma Outcomes). I am currently investigating asthma in Head Start.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.