Asthma and Children - A Case Management Approach
P. Jeffrey Byrne, Asthma Program Director, St. John's Hospital, Yonkers, NY
After countless asthmatic children were rushed to its emergency room, St. John's Riverside Hospital collaborated with the Yonkers schools to form a partnership to improve asthma care within the schools. The service empowers school nurses to provide clinical treatment onsite for students experiencing asthma episodes. The result has been fewer emergency calls, reduced absenteeism and improved safety. Speaker Jeff Byrne, Asthma Program Director at St. Johnís Hospital in Yonkers, NY talks about this successful program.
As a result of this program, participants will be able
- list at least two benefits of the type of case management of childhood asthma described in the program.
Satellite broadcast originally aired May 20, 2004.
For the purposes of providing continuing education credits, this program was reviewed in October, 2007 and renewed until October 2009.
School of Public Health, University at Albany, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
These activities have been assigned code 6VKSFE-PRV-06-004 and has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.
School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the MSSNY to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 1.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.