Cardon Children's Medical Center is a comprehensive children's hospital that serves greater Phoenix, the state of Arizona and beyond.
We offer a comprehensive Asthma Education program, using both inpatient and outpatient services to best treat children with asthma.
Our Asthma Education program provides individualized education to patients, covering such topics as triggers, warning signs, symptoms, testing, medication and treatments. We also provide home management plans, organized to help patients control asthma after discharge.
In the hospital, patients are offered the Pulmonary Function Test to determine how well they are breathing. Patients can ask for these tests several times a year to track their improvement.
Cardon Children’s Asthma Education program supports the use of peak flow meters, which helps a patient monitor his or her asthma at home.
Each child with asthma receives an individualizes asthma care plan to be utilized while at home and school or daycare. In addition, an Asthma Self-Care Guide/Educational Workbook is provided to each family to assist in improving asthma control, at home, and prevent future emergency visits.
- Download this asthma workbook (PDF).
Cardon Children's Medical Center also supports many programs and services throughout metro Phoenix for children with asthma:
Cardon Children's Medical Center Asthma Support Group
Join other families who live with asthma to share information and meet up for fun activities. Call (480) 412-7902 to join.
Asthma Education Consultations
At Banner Children’s, we want to help children with asthma. To do this, our Banner School Based Health program has started an asthma education clinic. We offer free 30 minute asthma education consultations with a certified asthma educator every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Cardon Children’s Medical Center.
This free swim program helps children live a healthy, active life despite having asthma by using swimming to provide both asthma education and breathing exercises. Call (480) 412-7902 to enroll.
In association with the American Lung Association, Cardon Children’s sends campers ages 7-14 to this annual asthma camp every summer. For more information, call (602) 258-7505.
Camp Soaring Eagle
Cardon Children’s sends campers to asthma camp at Jackpot Ranch in Camp Verde, Arizona. Free for children age 6-15 years with asthma. For more information, call (928) 284-2197.
To learn more about upcoming events and opportunities, join our asthma email list.