Childhood asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions — and it's also one of the most treatable. With the right medications and action plan, a child with asthma can enjoy normal activities with few disruptions.
MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Health Center in Tacoma helps families take charge of asthma with our Asthma Education Program. The program provides an opportunity for children and families to learn how to cope with their asthma and increase their awareness, confidence and self-management skills.
The program is aimed at parents who care for children with asthma. Children who are 8 years old or older are encouraged to attend, as well. Asthma Education classes are held monthly with families attending a two-hour class session.
Our Asthma Education Program covers such topics as:
Every child with asthma has built-in early warning signs that signal when an asthma flare-up is about to begin. But you can learn — and teach your child — to spot the early signs of an asthma flare-up, including:
Our class schedules vary. To register for a class, call the Mary Bridge Children’s Health Center Outpatient Clinic at 253-792-6630.
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