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  • Asthma Emergency Kits - Asthma Emergency Kits are intended for the convenient, safe storage of blue reliever medication and unopened single use spacers and face masks. They are to be accessed and administered by
those who have a duty of care in schools, childcare sites and other workplaces.
  • Asthma first aid training - Asthma Australia’s Asthma First Aid for School Staff is available online or via a face-to-face session at your site, and its free. Training takes up to an hour and includes risk management strategies for schools and addresses applicable guidelines and legislation.
  • Asthma Masterclasses: - Asthma Masterclasses:
  • Asthma services for schools - Asthma services for schools
  • Back to School Campaign 2017 - ASK ABOUT ASTHMA. Every year there is a sharp rise in the number of asthma attacks for children when they return to school after the summer break. This results in increased Emergency Department visits and hospitalisations. Asthma Australia has provided Parents and Carers with a checklist to help families be prepared and to try to reduce these health impacts and their flow-on educational effects. You can help too….
  • Between Life and Breath – new secondary video resource - A new video specifically for secondary students has been produced by Asthma Australia in collaboration with a focus group of teachers and students. Between Life and Breath shows a series of incidents around an adolescent male student with asthma, some occurring at school.
  • Chronic conditions and mental health – new videos for young people - We are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with Pedro Diaz from the Mental Health Recovery Institute and developed a series of videos aimed at young people experiencing chronic conditions (including asthma) and mental health issues.
  • Evaluation of staff asthma training – pilot study - Evaluation of staff asthma training – pilot study
  • Important reminders for schools - Important reminders for schools
  • Kids Live Well with Asthma in the ACT - ACT School Partnerships
  • Love the Asthma Foundation WA - Love the Asthma Foundation WA
  • New app for young people – focus group participants needed - Do you know a senior secondary student with asthma who might want to help test a new app?
  • Recertification feature added to online package - Recertification feature added to online package
  • Thunderstorm asthma - The thunderstorm asthma event in Melbourne on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 November last year was a sobering and sad reminder of the potential impacts of asthma. Although uncommon, thunderstorm asthma has occurred previously in Australia and overseas and its mechanisms are understood however are very difficult to predict.
  • Your survey responses - Thanks to several hundred staff who responded to our survey in October/November. This information helped us shape the key messages for our Back to School Asthma campaign. Here’s what you told us,

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