Topics for asthma education videos.

Hi there!
First of all, we would like thanks to everyone who participated in the Asthma NZ survey. It helped us outline topics about asthma which will appeal to a young auditory. 
Asthma NZ together with Raise-Up is on the way to create 10 awesome videos to educate teenagers about asthma. We need your creative mind to write scripts for these videos.
 

Here the topics for the videos:

  1. Asthma and Sport

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • sport is important for people with asthma;
  • asthma is not a barrier to participate in sport;
  • tips what to do in a case of an asthma attack during exercises;
  • how to prevent asthma attack during exercise;
  • famous sportsmen with asthma.

You can read more about asthma and sport here

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/asthma-sports.html

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/asthma-sports-factsheet.html

https://www.asthma.org.nz/pages/exercise-induced-asthma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55Z_WmB-twA

 

  1. Lungs. What do they do?

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • where are lungs located;
  • what lungs do;
  • why it is important to have healthy lungs;
  • tips on how to keep your lungs healthy.

 You can learn more about healthy lungs here 

https://www.healthline.com/health/understanding-idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis/ways-to-keep-your-lungs-healthy-and-whole#7

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aw9OJLTlClQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xQJ2O4b5TM

 

  1. Why people take asthma medication

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • what is happening with the lungs during an asthma attack;
  • two types of medication (reliever and preventer);
  • importance of preventive medicine;
  • why do you need to carry a reliever with you.

 Learn more about asthma medication here

https://www.asthma.org.nz/pages/whats-in-the-medicine-cabinet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMO5MFEV_Gk

 

  1. Asthma First Aid

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • How to identify that your friend has an asthma attack;
  • Key steps of asthma first aid

 Learn more about asthma first aid here

https://www.asthma.org.nz/pages/what-to-do-in-an-emergency

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdVKpUR513M

 

  1. Can be asthma cured

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • Asthma cannot be cured but can be managed;
  • People with asthma can live a normal life.

Learn more about asthma here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzfLDi-sL3w&t=41s

https://www.asthma.org.nz/pages/what-is-asthma

 

  1. Asthma in New Zealand

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • Asthma prevalence in NZ;
  • Why asthma is underdiagnosed.

 Asthma factsheet 

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2350/1765/files/Asthma_facts_update_9.png?226

  Learn more about asthma symptoms here

https://www.channel4.com/news/why-is-asthma-so-difficult-to-diagnose-in-the-uk

https://www.asthma.org.nz/pages/5-signs-of-asthma

 

  1. Does your coach/teacher need to know you have asthma?

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • Why a coach or teacher needs to know you have asthma;
  • How a coach or teacher can help you with your asthma.

 You can find some useful ideas here

http://www.winningwithasthma.org/

 

  1. Don't be ashamed of your asthma.

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • Why teenagers embarrassed that they have asthma;
  • How stigmas impact asthma management;
  • Bullying at school because of asthma.

 You can learn more about stigmas about asthma here

https://www.asthma.org.uk/about/media/news/teenagers-and-inhaler-stigma-study/

https://www.asthma.org.uk/about/media/news/supporting-teenagers-to-manage-asthma/

https://www.asthma.org.nz/pages/a-teenagers-guide-to-asthma

 

  1. Spacer, why it is important

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • What is spacer;
  • What spacer does;
  • When you use a spacer.

 Learn more about spacers here

https://www.asthma.org.nz/pages/all-about-spacers

 

  1. Myth Buster

The purpose of the video is to cover:

  • Common myths about asthma

Learn more about asthma myths here

https://www.asthma.org.nz/pages/5-myths-about-asthma

https://www.chop.edu/news/asthma-myths-and-facts

 

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