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Assessment Tool

How Asthma Friendly Is Your School?

Use this quick survey to help you identify how asthma friendly your school currently is and areas that need improvement.

Maximize School Health Services

1.

Does your school currently have a policy requiring an Asthma Action Plan for students with asthma?

YES NO
2.

Is there a policy that allows children to take asthma medications at school as prescribed by their doctor and permitted by parents?

YES NO
3.

Does your school have a standardized emergency protocol to handle a student in respiratory distress?

YES NO

Congratulations! Your response indicates that you have taken steps to Maximize School Health Services. Click on the link provided for additional ideas to improve your school.

Your response indicates that you would benefit from the resources provided to Maximize School Health Services. Click on the link provided for additional ideas to improve your school.

Build Asthma Education

4.

Is there an established asthma education program that includes general asthma information, asthma management plans, asthma emergency procedures, and asthma medications for:

a.

All school staff

YES NO
b.

Students

YES NO
c.

Parents

YES NO

Congratulations! Your response indicates that you have taken steps to Build Asthma Education. Click on the link provided for additional ideas to improve your school.

Your response indicates that you would benefit from the resources provided to Build Asthma Education. Click on the link provided for additional ideas to improve your school.

Provide a Healthy School Environment

5.

Is your school free of tobacco smoke at all times, including during school-sponsored events?

YES NO
6.

Does your school have a written indoor air quality (IAQ) management plan?

YES NO

Congratulations! Your response indicates that you have taken steps to Provide a Healthy School Environment. Click on the link provided for additional ideas to improve your school.

Your response indicates that you would benefit from the resources provided to Provide a Healthy School Environment. Click on the link provided for additional ideas to improve your school.

Manage Physical Education & Activity

7.

Do your educators monitor and modify the physical activity of students who have asthma when they are not well?

YES NO
8.

Do your students have ready access to pre-medication as prescribed and immediate access to quick relief medication?

YES NO

Congratulations! Your response indicates that you have taken steps to Manage Physical Education & Activity. Click on the link provided for additional ideas to improve your school.

Your response indicates that you would benefit from the resources provided to Manage Physical Education & Activity. Click on the link provided for additional ideas to improve your school.


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