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American Lung Association of the Plains-Gulf Region

AKA NA

Oklahoma City, OK

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American Lung Association of the Plains-Gulf Region

Also Known As:
NA
Physical Address:
Oklahoma City, OK 73120 
EIN:
43-0662525
Web URL:
www.breathehealthy.org
Leadership:
Sara Dreiling
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Fiscal Year Starting: Jul 01, 2011
Fiscal Year Ending: Jun 30, 2012
Revenue
Total Revenue $10,297,211
Expenses
Total Expenses $11,630,118

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Basic Organization Information

American Lung Association of the Plains-Gulf Region

Also Known As:
NA
Physical Address:
Oklahoma City, OK 73120 
EIN:
43-0662525
Web URL:
www.breathehealthy.org 
NTEE Category:
E Health—General & Rehabilitative 
E60 Health Support Services 
G Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines 
G45 Lung 
B Educational Institutions 
Ruling Year:
1935 

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Mission Statement

The mission of American Lung Association of the Plains-Gulf Region is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

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Program: Open Airways for Schools

Budget:
--
Category:
Health Care, General/Other
Population Served:
Children Only (5 - 14 years)
Other Named Groups

Program Description:

Approximately 100,000 children in Oklahoma have asthma. Open Airways For Schools exists to help these children. Open Airways for Schools is a program that educates and empowers children through a fun and interactive approach to asthma self-management. The program teaches children with asthma ages 8-11 how to detect the warning signs of asthma, avoid their triggers and make decisions about their health. The program has been shown to reduce the number of children's asthma episodes, improve their school attendance and grades, and help them feel confident about managing their asthma.

Program Long-Term Success:

The Open Airways For Schools program has been evaluated and proven effective. Evaluation studies done by different researchers over the years have all shown that children who participate in Open Airways for Schools: Have fewer and less severe asthma attacksImprove their academic performanceHave more confidence in their ability to take steps to manage their asthmaExert greater influence on their parents' asthma management decisions Because the Open Airways For Schools curriculum and materials are complete, easy-to-use, and include standardized training for instructors, the quality and consistency of the program remains high. Benefits of Open Airways for Schools for school personnel: decreased absenteeismfewer asthma emergenciesimproved classroom performanceincreased participation in physical activitylow-cost, turn-key program materials and trainingaccess to the resources and support of the American Lung Association Benefits of Open Airways for Schools for parents: increased asthma knowledge and self-confidenceimproved communication about asthma with child and with schoolfewer asthma emergenciesimproved classroom performanceincreased participation in physical activityclasses built into the school day

Program Short-Term Success:

80% of Open Airways for Schools participants will report the following at the end of the program: They they are now using two or more asthma management skills taught throughout the program to control their asthmaThey know how to respond to an asthma emergencyHave confidence in their ability to respond to their asthma

Program Success Monitored by:

Open Airways for Schools facilitators provide and collect pre-and post-tests from the participants. These data collection forms are collected, compiled, and analyzed by the American Lung Association.

Program Success Examples:

From July 2011-June 2012, Open Airways for Schools was delivered in six elementary schools throughout the state. Pre-test results showed that 60% of the students reported using at least one asthma management skill to control their asthma. That number increased by 32% after the program, as 92% of students reported that they were using two or more asthma management skills to control their asthma on their post-test. Pre-test results showed that 63% of participants were unsure how to respond to an asthma emergency. That number increased by 22%, as 85% of participants reported a confidence in their ability to respond to an asthma emergency on their post-test.

Program: Freedom From Smoking- Tobacco Cessation

Budget:
--
Category:
Health Care, General/Other
Population Served:
Adults

Program Description:

To help adult smokers quit, the American Lung Association offers Freedom From Smoking®. The program teaches the skills and techniques that have been proven to help smokers quit. Freedom From Smoking® is available as a group clinic, an online program and a self-help book. You can also speak to a cessation counselor at the Lung HelpLine. Freedom From Smoking® is based on the proven addiction and behavior change models. The program offers a structured, systematic approach to quitting. It has a positive focus, with an emphasis on the benefits of better health. Because no single cessation technique is effective for all smokers, the program includes a comprehensive variety of evidence-based cessation techniques.

Program Long-Term Success:

Evaluation studies have shown that individuals who participate in Freedom From Smoking®: Experience immediate health benefits.Learn to address the physical, mental, and social aspects of their addiction.Are six times more likely to be smokefree one year later than those who quit on their own.

Program Short-Term Success:

There is a 57% quit rate at the end of the program for the group clinic, approximately 40% for the Helpline program, and approximately 27% for Freedom From Smoking Online.

Program Success Monitored by:

Freedom From Smoking facilitators or cessation counselors collect data from participants, including questionnaires, end-of-clinic surveys, and follow-up calls. Freedom From Smoking® was ranked the most effective smoking cessation program in a study by Fordham University Graduate School of Business.

Program Success Examples:

There are 4 Freedom From Smoking facilitator trainings each year in Oklahoma to increase the number of cessation classes being offered throughout the state. From July 2011-June 2012, 24 facilitators were trained. In 2011, there were 4,144 calls made to the Lung Helpline from Oklahoma, most with questions about tobacco or for tobacco cessation. There is a 57% quit rate at the end of the program for the group clinic, approximately 40% for the Helpline program, and approximately 27% for Freedom From Smoking Online. One participant, Gladys, said about Freedom From Smoking classes: "They gave me a quit date. I did everything they told me to do and I have never smoked again. They gave me the tools that showed me when I smoked and why I was smoking. It was like a miracle, truly like a miracle. I just kept going - and I'm still going."

Program: Breathe Smart from the Start

Budget:
--
Category:
Health Care, General/Other
Population Served:
Adults
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Program Description:

Breathe Smart from the Start is an interactive presentation designed to educate pregnant women, parents, and their support persons about the benefits of being smoke-free during and after pregnancy to protect the health of their unborn babies and children. It also teaches participants the skills to create smoke-free environments around them by asking others not to smoke, and provides them with tobacco cessation resources that they or their loved ones can access. Thus, the purpose is not only to educate, but to link the participants to services they can immediately begin accessing to begin healthier lives.

Program Long-Term Success:

50% of Breathe Smart from the Start participants will quit smoking and stay quit; 70% of the pregnant participants will deliver full term, healthy weight babies; 70% of the participants will have smoke-free homes

Program Short-Term Success:

30% of participants will choose to participate in -or have one of their support persons participate in- an ALA tobacco cessation program; 60% of participants will show an increased knowledge of the risks of smoking and smoke exposure during pregnancy; 60% of participants will report that they will change at least one behavior based on what they learned to protect themselves/their children from smoke

Program Success Monitored by:

Breathe Smart from the Start facililitators provide and collect data collection forms at the time of the presentation, which are submitted to the American Lung Association.

Program Success Examples:

Between July 2011 and June 2012, the American Lung Association reached 772 participants through Breathe Smart from the Start in Oklahoma.

Program: Asthma 101

Budget:
--
Category:
Health Care, General/Other
Population Served:
Adults
Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)

Program Description:

Asthma 101 is a one hour and 45-minute educational program for adults that focuses on school and daycare personnel as a critical link in the effort to maintain a network of support for asthmatic children that can proactively reduce or prevent asthma crises and minimize areas of liability. The program teaches about triggers, asthma management, and action steps for addressing an emergency.Goals: Prepare personnel to support individuals with asthma. Improve confidence of staff to deal with and prevent asthma-related incidents.

Program Long-Term Success:

Children's asthma attacks will decrease by 30% of those under the care of adult Asthma 101 participants; Children's asthma attacks requiring an emergency hospital visit will decrease by 50% of those under the care of adult Asthma 101 participants

Program Short-Term Success:

90% of participants will be able to identify and understand how to mitigate asthma triggers; 75% of participants will feel confident in their ability to help an asthmatic child manage their asthma; 75% of participants will feel confident in their ability to respond to an asthma an emergency

Program Success Monitored by:

Data collection forms are provided and collected by Asthma 101 facilitators. This data is compiled and analyzed by the American Lung Association.

Program Success Examples:

Asthma 101 was implemented in 12 schools throughout Oklahoma between July 2011 and June 2012, reaching 181 adult participants and the hundreds to thousands of youth they affect.

Program: Better Breathers Club

Budget:
--
Category:
Health Care, General/Other
Population Served:
Adults
Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
Other Named Groups

Program Description:

Better Breathers Club is a support group for lung disease patients and their care givers. Better Breathers Clubs (BBCs) offer the opportunity to learn ways to better cope with lung disease, such as COPD, while getting the support of others who share similar struggles. These support groups give participants the tools needed to live the best quality of life possible. BBCs meet regularly and feature educational presentations on a wide range of relevant topics, including: How COPD affects the lungsBreathing techniquesExerciseTalking with your physicianMedications and other treatment optionsMedical testsSupplemental oxygenHome health careLung transplantsAir pollution

Program Long-Term Success:

70% of participants will report an improved quality of life

Program Short-Term Success:

The goal of support groups is to improve the quality of life and functional status for members by providing disease-specific education and emotional connection which may prevent exacerbations requiring medical care, thereby reducing the health, economic and social burden of lung disease. Objectives: Provide those with lung disease with the education and skills needed to achieve the highest level of functioning given the severity of their disease. Teach members and their families the basic concepts and techniques of pulmonary self-care, including coping skills. Introduce new concepts in the care and treatment options for people with chronic lung disease. Provide an opportunity for members to share ideas and solutions to common problems on an ongoing basis. Provide members with an opportunity to share the psychological and social benefits of group interaction and problem solving. Promote awareness about warning signs and symptoms and when to seek help.Review and reinforce any prior education about lung disease and its management.

Program Success Monitored by:

BBC facilitators collect data collection forms at their meetings and provide it to the American Lung Association. This includes meeting evaluations, facilitator feedback, and outcomes evaluations.

Program Success Examples:

BBC is a relatively new program to Oklahoma, but there are many clubs throughout the country that help support individuals suffering from lung disease. We hope to increase the number of clubs in OK to reach and support more individuals and their families.

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