Asthma Action Plans: Keeping Asthma Under Control (Especially in the Virtual World)

Wed, May 27, 2020

Hosted by the Lung Health Foundation

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

By the end of this presentation, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the evidence supporting the use of asthma action plans to effectively manage asthma
  • Discuss the barriers to use of asthma action plans in general and in the current environment
  • Apply evidence and practical tips for stepping up therapy in the yellow zone
  • Discuss potential solutions to using asthma action plans when providing care in virtual settings


Dr. Gupta is a clinician-scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a Staff Respirologist in the Division of Respirology at St. Michael’s Hospital. He completed his Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Toronto, followed by a fellowship in Knowledge Translation Research. His main research interest is in knowledge translation in primary care, across the spectrum of respiratory illness, with a focus on electronic tools, and asthma. He serves as Chair of the Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Committee and holds the University of Toronto Michael Locke Term Chair in Knowledge Translation and Rare Lung Disease Research.


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This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 2 MAINPRO+ credits.