Teachers should be familiar with their school board’s and school’s asthma policy/protocol as per Ontario’s Policy/Program Memorandum (PPM) 161: Supporting Children and Students with Prevalent Medical Conditions (Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Diabetes, and/or Epilepsy) in Schools and Ryan’s Law, 2015 (Ensuring Asthma Friendly Schools).
This section includes:
- Asthma Definition and Symptoms
- Asthma Medication at School
- Exercise-Induced Asthma
- Physical Activity and Students with Asthma
- Strategies for Managing an Asthma Attack
For more information and to order resources designed to increase the skills and knowledge of educators about asthma management in schools visit https://ophea.net/creating-asthma-friendly-environments.