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Resources

Sailor the Puffer Fish Asthma Education Resources
 

Asthma information for schools:

  • Every school should have an accessible asthma emergency kit.  The kit should contain, a clean spacer, up to date reliever inhaler, record sheet of reliever use showing name of child, how many doses and who gave the medication.
  • Relevant documentation can be accessed from the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ, to enable purchase of a reliever inhaler
  • Asthma emergency kits are available to order on-line from our resource order site.

Click here for suggestions for school policies on asthma.
 

Children and asthma booklet:


An information booklet on symptoms, inhaler use, medicines, physical activity and asthma friendly schools.

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Click here
to download or order printed booklets.
 

What is asthma booklet:


An information booklet on symptoms, triggers, management strategies, medicines and steps to take in an asthma emergency.​

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Click here to download or order printed booklets.
 

Understanding your inhaler:


An information booklet with tips on how to clean, use and store your inhaler.

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Click here to download or order printed booklets.
 

Asthma first aid:

Download the Asthma First Aid poster for the six steps for asthma first aid, using the word asthma as an acronym to make it easier to remember and follow. 

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Click here to download the PDF.
 

School asthma checklist:

Use this checklist of preventative measures to help reduce the risk of asthma-related sickness at school.

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Click here to download the PDF.

Child asthma management plan


This brochure is an asthma action plan for doctors to complete and give to child patients and their parents/caregivers. It includes how to use a spacer, how to clean an inhaler, and actions to take for different stages of asthma – from well, worse to worried. 

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Click here to download the PDF.

For further asthma information and resources, view the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ Website here.