Is your child's school asthma friendly?

July 31, 2009

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Are the school buildings and grounds, school buses, vans, and trucks and all school events, like field trips and team games (both at-home and away), free from tobacco smoke?
  1. 0 YES
  2. 1 NO
  3. 2 I DON'T KNOW

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  1. Are the school buildings and grounds, school buses, vans, and trucks and all school events, like field trips and team games (both at-home and away), free from tobacco smoke?

    Correct Answer: I DON'T KNOW

  2. Does your school have a policy or rule that allows students to carry and use their own asthma medicines? If some students do not carry their asthma medicines, do they have quick and easy access to their medicines?

    Correct Answer: I DON'T KNOW

  3. Does your school have a written emergency plan for teachers and staff to follow to take care of a student who has an asthma attack?

    Correct Answer: I DON'T KNOW

  4. Do all students with asthma have updated asthma action plans on file at the school? (An asthma action plan is a written plan from the student's doctor to help manage asthma and prevent asthma attacks.)

    Correct Answer: I DON'T KNOW

  5. Is there a school nurse in your school building during all school hours? If a school nurse is not full-time in your school, is a nurse regularly available to write plans and give the school guidance on these issues?

    Correct Answer: I DON'T KNOW

  6. Does the school nurse or other asthma education expert teach school staff AND all students about asthma, asthma action plans, asthma medicines and how to help a student or classmate?

    Correct Answer: I DON'T KNOW

  7. Can students with asthma fully and safely join in physical education, sports, recess, and field trips? Are students' medicines nearby, before and after they exercise?

    Correct Answer: I DON'T KNOW

  8. Can students with asthma choose a physical activity that is different from others in the class when it is medically necessary? Can they choose another activity without fear of being ridiculed or receiving reduced grades?

    Correct Answer: I DON'T KNOW

  9. Does the school have good indoor air quality? Does the school help to reduce or prevent students' contact with allergens or irritants, indoors and outdoors, that can make their asthma worse? Does the school exclude animals with fur or feathers?

    Correct Answer: I DON'T KNOW