Oxygen Safety

Oxygen Safety

Oxygen is a life saver but can also be extremely dangerous we have create an oxygen safety “DO” and “DO NOT” list. Remember that oxygen is a drug, very flammable and is only to be used as prescribed and directed by your doctor. Oxygen Safety DO NOT: Change the oxygen...
Using Your Oxygen Concentrator Safely

Using Your Oxygen Concentrator Safely

While you’re spending extra time at home it might be a good time to review and check your home oxygen devices to make sure your living areas are safe from potential hazards and to keep them in good working condition. Let’s focus specifically on your oxygen...
Do I Clean, Sanitize, or Disinfect?

Do I Clean, Sanitize, or Disinfect?

Directory of Asthma Education and Programs Not only is it important to keep our hands clean, but we need to keep our homes free of harmful germs as well. The question becomes, do we clean, sanitize, or disinfect? Even though we use these terms interchangeably, they...
Nicotine At A Time When Stress Is High

Nicotine At A Time When Stress Is High

The mandate to stay home and practice social distancing has taken something from every one of us- whether that’s a feeling of security, job, paycheck, time with loved ones, even our physical or mental health. We are all different in how we process moments of...
What is a Certified Asthma Educator?

What is a Certified Asthma Educator?

The National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) website defines the asthma educator as “an expert in teaching, educating, and counseling individuals with asthma and their families in the knowledge and skills necessary to minimize the impact of asthma on their...