This evidence-based practice project aimed to implement and evaluate the use of a provider-completed asthma action plan (PCAAP) in a school-based setting by evaluating the number of school absences and unscheduled healthcare visits related to asthma exacerbations. This project was implemented in a middle school setting over a three-month period, using the Iowa Model to guide intervention. Data were collected via chart review to compare the number of absences and unscheduled asthma-related healthcare visits from the current academic year to the same time in the previous year. Although the number of unscheduled asthma-related healthcare visits was not impacted, data show that using an evidence-based PCAAP may reduce the number of absences in students with asthma.
Branham, Madison G. and Harper, Amanda, "Implementation of Provider-Completed Asthma Action Plans in a School Setting" (2023). Graduate Publications and Other Selected Works - Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).