Asthma and Allergy SIG


The Asthma and Allergy SIG focuses on supporting the PNPs care of children and adolescents with asthma and allergies by offering tools, resources, and professional development opportunities. The Asthma and Allergy SIG link both evidenced-based and peer-based learning opportunities with PNPs who deliver asthma and allergy care to children. The Asthma and Allergy SIG collaborates with other national stakeholders to produce high quality, cost effective, and satisfying asthma and allergy outcomes for patients and their families.


External Resources:

  • May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month - Visit the National Asthma Control Initiative's webpage for resources on asthma and how you can help someone breathe better.
  • NAEPP Guidelines - These clinical guidelines reflect the latest scientific advancements in asthma and and the best practice approaches for making clinical decisions about asthma care.
  • Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) - This international organization includes valuab;e resources and updates, including a downloadable pocket guide for asthma management. 

View the AA SIG Website 


See the Collection in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care and related asthma articles.

SIG Officers: 

Co-Chair - Nancy C. Banasiak, DNP, APRN-BC, PNP
Co-Chair - Deborah Hickman, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, NNP-BC