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Documents and Online Resources 
General Information
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Asthma Website

Comprehensive authoritative information and resources organized in six sections including Learn How to Control Asthma; CDC’s National Asthma Control Program; Evaluation; Resources for Health Professionals and Schools; Data, Statistics and Surveillance; and Agencies Working on Asthma


Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Website

Extensive information on allergic and non-allergic asthma and its causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.


How to Use Inhalers

This document shows the correct way to use and clean an asthma inhaler and spacer.


Asthma Basics Learning Module

This free, interactive, 50-minute online learning module from the American Lung Association teaches the basics of asthma and asthma management.


Online Training on Asthma Basics and Responding to Asthma Episodes

This free, 30-minute online training from the California Healthy Kids Resource Center includes easy-to-apply strategies and connections to useful resources.  Earn a certificate when you complete each of the training modules to document your professional development.


Asthma Basics for Kids, Teens, and Parents

This resource from Kids Health by Nemours for parents, kids and teens, provides extensive information about asthma and creating asthma-safe environments, plus links to additional resources.


The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program

This Program of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute raises awareness about asthma as a major public health problem, develops clinical practice guidelines and other supportive materials based on the latest scientific evidence, and uses multiple strategies to enhance


Asthma Education in 15! Presentation and Handout

This PowerPoint presentation from Regional Asthma Management and Prevention, is designed to be delivered to any school staff (teachers, administrators, front office staff, janitorial staff, etc.) in just 15 minutes. The PowerPoint and  handout contain information on asthma emergencies and management.


Asthma Resource List

This website developed by the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved contains information on topics including federal resources, clinical guidelines, policy briefs, asthma reports, clinical education and training, spirometry, clinical tool kits, asthma action plans, mobile technology and asthma, patient education and self-management, multimedia, partners and programs.


Asthma Tip Sheets — Inhalers

This information from the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program includes information on the proper use of metered dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers, nebulizers, peak flow meters, dry powder inhaler (Diskus, Flexhaler, Twisthaler) plus information on controlling asthma triggers.

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