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The interactive Asthma Action Plan (iAAP) is a computerized clinical decision support tool for licensed health care providers who treat patients who have asthma. It is not a diagnostic tool and should only be used when the provider has confirmed a patient actually has asthma. The iAAP follows the NIH, EPR-3 Asthma Guidelines (2007) recommendations to assess asthma patients’ severity or control level.

An Asthma Action Plan (AAP) is a tool to help your patient and you manage and prevent asthma symptoms while providing information that is crucial to those who come in contact with or care for your patient.

Who should receive a copy?

Asthma Action Plans are meant to be shared with any individual who may in some way be responsible for caring for or assisting to care for your patient.

Some examples are:

  • School Nurses
  • Daycare Providers
  • Parents
  • Coaches
  • Grandparents
  • Other Medical Providers
  • Anyone who may be responsible for providing care in case of an emergency for your patient
  • The asthma patient


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Please be aware that any educational information that your provide to your patient, including an AAP, is meant to be a supportive tool and not a replacement for individualized teaching and consultation!

Disclaimer (PDF: 27KB/3 pages)

Highlights of changes in the EPR-3

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