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Asthma


Asthma

Objective

Provide Asthma Education to patients in the Cold Lake area with the aim to assist patients to:
• Improve disease understanding
• Improve asthma control
• Improve patient quality of life

Visit Descriptions

Visit One

• Spirometry and/or PFT will be arranged by the PCN prior to patient appointment.
• Review of previously ordered spirometry
• Patient history form completed
• Asthma control questions administered
• Medication evaluation and symptom assessment
• Quality of Life (SF-12) questionnaire implemented
• What is asthma?
• Triggers and control
• Medication and device review
• Goal setting
• Referral to Living Well Self-Management Program
• Referral to specialty service if required

​Visit Two (within 6- 8 weeks of initial visit)

• Spirometry
• Management review​
• Medication and device review
• Management plan development
• Summary note/checklist to physician
• Client reassessment arranged with minimum review at 6 months (final Quality of Life survey implemented at 6 months