Webinar: Applying the Ontario Health Asthma Quality Standards for Children and Adolescents in your practice


August 12, 2021 - 08:00 - 09:00
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Posted on July 19, 2021
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Webinar: Applying the Ontario Health Asthma Quality Standards for Children and Adolescents in your practice

Team: Featured External Events

August 12, 2021 - 08:00 - 09:00


Please join Ontario Health and the Lung Health Foundation for a webinar to learn from experts in the field about resources to support young people and/or parents of children with asthma presenting in the community


At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Outline data on health care use by patients with asthma during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Identify the components of high-quality care and key gaps in care for children and

    adolescents with asthma in Ontario based on Ontario Health’s quality standard Asthma: Care

    in the Community for People Under 16 Years of Age

  • Recognize how providers have adapted to virtual asthma care during the pandemic

  • Identify opportunities and supports to improve asthma care for their patients


  • Moderator: David Kaplan, MD, MSc, CCFP, Primary Care Physician; Chief of Clinical Quality, Ontario Health

  • Dr. Dhenuka Radhakrishnan, Pediatric Respirologist and Clinical Investigator, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa; Adjunct Scientist, ICES

  • Dr. Teresa To, Senior Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children; Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health; member of the Asthma Quality Standard Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Ryan W Smith, BSc, MSc, MB BCh BAO, FRCPC, Consultant Pediatrician, Medical Lead Regional Paediatric Asthma Clinic, Chief of Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine, Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

  • Lung Health Foundation (TBC)


Who Should Attend

  • Primary care providers and primary care team members, including nurses, respiratory therapists, respiratory educators, administrators, and quality improvement decision support specialists

  • Ontario Health Team primary care leads

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