1.  Try to stay calm and keep your student calm. The more the child panics, the worse his/her breathing will get.

2. Stay with your student, or get someone to stay with him/her.

3. Administer the quick-relief medication in your student’s Asthma Action Plan. If you’re not sure, ask your student, the student’s doctor, or the school nurse before an emergency.

4. If the quick-relief medicine hasn’t helped in 5-10 minutes, call the student’s doctor or 911.

5. While waiting for the ambulance, you may give quick-relief medicine one more time.


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