Thesis Committee Member(s)
McCallum, Colleen & Finn, Cris
Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Loretto Heights School of Nursing
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The purpose of the capstone project was to explore the efficacy of the ATAQ to assess for asthma control at each patient encounter. In addition, addressing asthma control at each care visit would improve asthma outcomes by implementing education that promotes asthma self-management. The goal of the capstone project was to improve asthma control assessment in the primary care setting and provide asthma education for children and the caregiver to improve asthma outcomes. The data analysis indicated asthma control improvement among subjects who received the asthma education intervention (p=0.011). In addition, there was a positive correlation with high ATAQ scores and an increase in reported HCU (p=0.770). Increased reported days of limited physical activities was significant (p=0.561) with high ATAQ scores. The data also indicated a moderately positive correlation with high ATAQ scores and increased reported numbers of missed school days/missed workdays by caregivers (p=0.435).
Date of Award
Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)
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Correa, Rosario, "Pediatric Asthma Control Assessment Project" (2013). Regis University Student Publications (comprehensive collection). 197.