at Maine's Mid Coast Hospital
Mid Coast Hospital's Asthma Education Program provides personalized asthma education, offering individuals support to help them manage the symptoms of asthma and enjoy a better quality of life. The program is coordinated with a patient's primary care provider and offers guidance on a variety of topics including detection of asthma symptoms, how to avoid triggers, and use of available medications that can lessen the effects of asthma.
- Device training on inhalers, peak flow meters, and spacers
- Medication discussion and explanation
- Creation of an individualized asthma management plan
- Helping for patients and families with creating Maine Asthma Action Plans
Take the American Lung Association's asthma control test to see if you could benefit from our program:
Asthma Control Test (12 years and older)
Asthma Control Test (4 to 11 years old)
Share the results of this test with your physician or asthma educator.