Asthma Educational Webinars

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) offers a variety of free webinars for people with asthma and their caregivers. These educational programs offer information about asthma, including:

  • Signs and symptoms
  • Management
  • Treatment options
  • Resources

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Act Early to Breathe Easier with Asthma: How New Inhalers Can Reduce Symptoms and Preserve Lung Function

Watch now on demand – no registration required! Learn about managing mild-to-moderate asthma to reduce symptoms and preserve lung function. Topics discussed during this webinar hosted by AAFA and MedLive include:

  • Symptoms of mild-to-moderate asthma
  • Inflammation and asthma
  • The role of quick-relief and preventive medicine
  • Asthma self-management

​A Parent’s Guide to Asthma Care at School

Learn about ways you and your child’s school staff can work together to manage your child’s asthma at school. The webinar covers the following topics:

  • What should be in your asthma school toolkit
  • Establishing an asthma care team
  • Communications with your child’s health care provider, school nurse, and teacher
  • Advocating for your child

Watch on YouTube

 

​Asthma and Climate Change

Watch our overview of the impact climate change can have on public health and people with asthma. Topics discussed during this program include:

  • Asthma and health disparities
  • The impacts of climate change
  • Your asthma and climate change
  • Common climate change myths and misconceptions

Watch on YouTube

 

​Asthma and the “Tripledemic”

If you or someone you care for has asthma, you’ll want to know about the “tripledemic” – the flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and COVID-19. AAFA and John James, MD, board-certified allergist, presented important information on the topic:

  • What is the “tripledemic”?
  • The effects of respiratory illnesses on people with asthma
  • Disparities and burden of asthma
  • Ways you can stay healthy

Watch on YouTube

 

Breathe Easier with Severe Asthma: the Role of Current and Future Therapies in Reducing Exacerbations and Gaining Control of Your Symptoms

Find out more about severe asthma treatment options in this webinar by AAFA and Medlive. Topics discussed during this webinar include:

  • Types of asthma
  • How to reduce asthma triggers in your home
  • Treatment options and side effects, including biologics
  • Strategies to communicate treatment goals to your health care providers

Watch on YouTube

 

Do Not Let Your Asthma Control You!

Watch (and play!) now on demand – no registration required! AAFA and Medlive hosted this two-part educational program on moderate-to-severe asthma. Topics discussed during these sessions include:

  • Learn how to identify signs of moderate-to-severe asthma
  • The effects of other illnesses on asthma control
  • How biologics can help
  • Test your asthma knowledge during an online trivia game

 

Managing Allergic Asthma in Children

Allergic asthma is the most common type of asthma in children. AAFA and John James, MD, board-certified allergist, presented information to help parents learn more about allergic asthma in children and ways to manage it. Topics discussed during this webinar include:

  • What is allergic asthma?
  • Sign, symptoms, and triggers of allergic asthma
  • Treatment and management of allergic asthma in children

Watch on YouTube

 

RSV, Asthma, and You

AAFA and Neeta Ogden, MD, double board-certified allergist, presented information about RSV and asthma during this educational webinar. Topics discussed include:

  • What RSV is and who is affected
  • RSV signs and symptoms
  • The link between RSV and asthma
  • Prevention and treatment

Watch on YouTube

 

What Parents Need to Know About the Allergic March

AAFA and John James, MD, board-certified allergist, presented information about the allergic march during this educational webinar. Topics discussed during this webinar include:

  • What the allergic march is
  • Stages of the allergic march
  • The allergic march’s connection to asthma and food allergies
  • If there are ways to prevent the allergic march

Watch on YouTube