Pharmacists on the Utah Asthma Task Force presented the idea of expanding asthma education to the pharmacy, creating Asthma Care Pharmacies. This project was designed to utilize pharmacists skills and knowledge to help patients better understand and manage their asthma.
Many partners expressed interest in the project including pharmacists, physicians, health plans, and local universities. These partners developed curriculum, identified pilot pharmacies, and outlined the resources and education that pharmacists will provide for the patient.
To assist people with asthma in improving their quality of life by providing the tools and resources necessary to maximize and promote wellness at asthma-friendly pharmacies.