Environmental Triggers

tools to manage asthma

  • Asthma Action Plan - Virginia Asthma Coalition - Asthma Action Plans assist you and your child in managing their asthma. Action Plans are based on your child's asthma symptoms and may include his/her "personal best" peak flow readings and "zones" of lung function. They allow you and your child to manage most asthma exacerbation, as well as assist you in predicting a possible change in your child's asthma status.


  • Asthma Basics Class - American Lung Association - The American Lung Association's Asthma Basics course is a free one-hour interactive online learning module designed to help people learn more about asthma. This course is ideal for frontline healthcare professionals, such as school nurses or community health workers, as well as individuals with asthma, parents of children with asthma, and co-workers, friends and family who want to learn more about asthma.