Raising the Standard of Care to Address Uncontrolled Asthma

Asthma 2

Under the leadership of national QI expert Paul Miles MD, Asthma 2 – Asthma Care Accelerator QI ECHO received recognition as “Quality Improvement Project of the Year, 2019-2020”, by the American Board of Medical Specialties. True to the ECHO model, Asthma 2 – QI/MOC: Asthma Care Accelerator participants grow at an accelerated pace, adopting on average eight new best asthma practices. ACA meets a total of eight Tuesdays, from noon to 1 p.m., in March, April, July and August.


What ACA Offers

  • Free Category 1 CME, AAFP CME, Part 2 and Part 4 MOC (ABMS)
  • Opportunities to share best practices in asthma national guidelines
  • Access to free training and SME curricula for children with asthma and their caregivers
  • Free equipment with coaching for measuring airway obstruction and inhalation technique
  • A practice facilitation day with expert support to adapt best practices to your clinic workflow
  • Collaboration and learning between asthma educators and home environmental assessors
  • Access to software for Asthma Risk Panel Reports to strategize systemic changes in practice
  • Access to community “asthma check-up” data from schools, home, and recreational settings

How Does It Work?

  • Enroll to see eight annual session dates
  • Join video calls (free easy-to-install software)
  • Tuesdays from noon until 1 p.m.

Meet the Expert Team

Paul Miles, MD, Former Senior VP, MOC and Quality, American Board of Pediatrics

Bernie Eskridge, MD, National Environmental Education Foundation Asthma Champion

Claudia Preuschoff, MD, Pediatrician & Asthma Champion American Academy of Pediatrics

John Spivey, MD, Pediatric Pulmonologist, Mercy Hospital

Ben Francisco, PhD, PNP, AE-C, Population Health Strategist, University of Missouri

Tammy Rood, DNP, PNP, AE-C, Asthma Training & QI, University of Missouri

Paul Foreman, PhD, MS, MA, Social Science & Administrative Claims Specialist

Catricia Tilford, MD, Asthma Champion and Lead Pediatrician for Telemedicine, Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, Kansas City

CME Information

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Combined Asthma ECHO

Asthma ECHOs
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