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Asthma Discharge Toolkit

Our Pediatric Asthma team has gathered helpful resources here in one place.  If you have any questions, please contact us.  We are here for you!


Info Sessions - Slides

  • Childhood Asthma: Asthma educator Susan M. McKillop, MSNeD, BSN, RN, AE-C of Weill Cornell Medicine's Pediatric Asthma Program discusses Anatomy and Physiology, Overview of Asthma, Asthma in NYC, Symptoms. amd Asthma Management. 
    PDF icon Download the Childhood Asthma slides
  • Spacer Use: Asthma educator Susan M. McKillop, MSNeD, BSN, RN, AE-C discusses spacer use and inhalers.  Susan discusses how asthma medication goes to your lungs and other important things to know about using a spacer for better medicine delivery.  
    PDF icon Download the Spacer Use slides
  • What is an Asthma Action Plan?  Asthma educator Susan M. McKillop, MSNeD, BSN, RN, AE-C explains how to develop an asthma action plan, and why it is useful in managing your/your child's asthma.
    PDF icon Download What is an Asthma Action Plan? slides 
  • Asthma Triggers: Asthma educator Susan M. McKillop, MSNeD, BSN, RN, AE-C discusses common asthma triggers including exercise, weather, allergens, irritants, and stress, and offers tips for managing triggers. 
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Spacer with Inhaler Visual Guide

Why Use a Spacer

Download PDF: PDF icon Why Use a Spacer?  Posted with permission by the American Lung Association.

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