Howard County CARESCOPD & Asthma Resources with Educational Support
The Howard County CARES program is designed to address the increase in prevalence and disparities associated with asthma and COPD rates in Howard County, Maryland. The American Lung Association, with the assistance of a local endowment, will be implementing interventions in Howard County, Maryland to address the increase in asthma prevalence and assist with the current rate of COPD.
- Asthma Basics
Program designed to help participants learn more about asthma and is offered as an online module, in person workshop and live webinar.
- Tobacco Basics
Self-paced online module designed to help participants understand the toll of tobacco use in the U.S.
- Better Breathers Club
Group for individuals with lung disease to learn better ways to cope with their disease while receiving support from other’s living through a similar experience.
- Breathe Well Live Well
Educational program for adults with asthma that teaches them ways to better manage their disease in order to live active and healthy lives.
- Asthma and COPD Home Assessments
A virtual home assessment program for individuals with asthma and COPD to learn more about their disease, ways to reduce triggers and receive remediation supplies.
- COPD Educator Course
Course that provides healthcare professionals with a thorough overview of COPD information to better support their patients.
- Asthma Educator Institute
Professional education course for frontline healthcare professionals who want to implement asthma guidelines-based care and are eligible to sit for the national asthma certification exam.
- Enhancing Care for Children with Asthma
Quality improvement program designed to ensure high quality asthma care in clinics.