A Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C) is an expert in teaching, educating, and counseling individuals with asthma and their families in the knoweldge and skills necessary to minimize the impact of asthma on their quality of life. The educator:
Read more about the qualifications of a AE-C in the NAECB Handbook.
In order to become AE-C, you must take and pass the AE-C exam developed and monitored by the National Asthma Educator Certification Board. The exam is a voluntary testing program used to assess qualified health professionals knowledge in asthma education. Certification is voluntary and is not required by law for employment in the field.
You can find exam information and registration, eligibility requirements, testing resources, the candidate handbook, and additional information at the NAECB website.
A list of Certified Asthma Educators in Utah is available at the NAECB website: https://naecb.com/certificants/find-certificants/
In order to maintain the AE-C, you must complete at least 35 hours of continuing education within 5 years. You can apply for recertification at the NAECB website. You can learn more about recertification by continuing education as a AE-C in the NAECB recertification handbook.
The following programs and courses are available for AE-C continuing education credit:
For more information about Certified Asthma Educators, contact: