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educational classes

Knowledgeable respiratory care professionals at Dayton Children’s provide helpful, one-on-one training on a variety of topics by appointment. Please call 937-641-3376 for more information.

  • STAND, a tobacco cessation program for teens. We can also recommend tobacco cessation programs for adults.
  • Asthma management for patients and families
  • Cystic fibrosis management for patients and families
  • Asthma management for school personnel
  • Home care instruction to help caregivers administer aerosol and metered dose inhaler/spacer therapy; perform peak flow monitoring; learn airway clearance technique; and much more. Training on how to operate ventilation equipment (IPPB/BiPAP/CPAP) is scheduled separately

local resources

Dayton Children’s Family Support Resource Directory provides a comprehensive listing of support groups, camps and additional resources for children with a variety of health concerns including asthma and cystic fibrosis.

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national resources

Other organizations provide extensive educational materials for patients and families dealing with breathing issues. Our specialists encourage families to find support through the following websites and organizations.

American Academy of Asthma and Allergy

American Lung Association

National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

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    The pulmonary department’s triage nurses are available by phone at 937-641-3376 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to answer patient questions . After hours, call 937-641-3000 to reach the hospital’s operator and ask for the pulmonologist on call.

    A physician referral is necessary prior to the child’s first outpatient visit. All follow up appointments will be made during your clinic visit or by calling central scheduling at 937-641-4000.