- Define and describe the pathophysiology of asthma;
- Predict the physiological consequences of poorly controlled asthma;
- Explain the burden of asthma and the disparities in the impact of asthma by neighborhoods in New York City;
- Challenge at least 5 asthma myths.
Date: August 17, 2016
Reviewed June 30, 2020
Linda Moskin, MD, MPH & Anne Brennan, MS, RN, FNP
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of School Health
This module (part of a series) was developed with content experts in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of School Health. This learning module provides basic information on asthma including symptoms, effects, and risk factors.