Asthma Action Plans: From Research to Real World Usage

Thu, January 10, 2019

January 10, 2019 l    12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST Learning Objectives: By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the evidence supporting the use of asthma action plans
  • Describe the barriers to use of asthma action plans in practice
  • Apply the evidence regarding dosing recommendations for the yellow zone of an asthma action plan
  • Use practical tips for formulation of the yellow zone of an asthma action plan in real-world settings

Presenter: Dr. Samir Gupta (M.Sc., FRCPC) Dr. Gupta is a clinician-scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a Staff Respirologist in the Division of Respirology at St. Michael’s Hospital. He completed his Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Toronto, followed by a fellowship in Knowledge Translation Research. His main research interest is in knowledge translation in primary care, across the spectrum of respiratory illness, with a focus on electronic tools, and asthma. He also has an interest in rare lung disease epidemiology and research methods, and the Hepatopulmonary Syndrome in particular. He serves as Chair of the Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Committee and holds the University of Toronto Michael Locke Term Chair in Knowledge Translation and Rare Lung Disease Research. To join online via webcast use the following link: Link will be live 3 hours before the session is due to start! OTN Event #:  95517716 Please contact your local OTN Telemedicine Coordinator to register your site Online Registration: Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 For individual registration, please download, fill out and return flyer: Return by fax (416) 922-9430 or email For more information follow us @ONLung_pep or visit