Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: School-Based Asthma Education Protocol: Iggy and the Inhalers. Iggy is an asthma education video, poster, comic book, sticker, and trading card program for children between the ages of 7 and 12 years. Twenty-one Iggy education sessions were conducted. The Iggy intervention was provided and overseen by a pediatric nurse practitioner specializing in asthma and allergy management with the assistance of a nursing graduate student

Study Results: Increased knowledge related to asthma.

Reference: Mickel, C. F., Shanovich, K. K., Evans, M. D., & Jackson, D. J. (2017). Evaluation of a school-based asthma education protocol: Iggy and the Inhalers. The Journal of School Nursing, 33(3), 189–197.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good