Implementing Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS)

Implementation last updated: 2014

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Prerequisites for implementation

Type of implementing program

No information is available.

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Staffing requirements

CAPS was implemented by nurse home visitors.

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Staff education and experience

The home visitors who implemented CAPS had a bachelor of science degree in nursing and experience with community outreach.

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Supervision requirements

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Staff ratio requirements

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Data systems/technology requirements

CAPS required the availability of an electronic data management system to record service delivery data, and telephones in the homes of caregivers for communication with home visitors. Home visitors provided caregivers with portable devices to view videos addressing asthma prevention and management when the technology was unavailable in the home.

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Implementation notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in May 2014. In addition, the information contained in this profile was reviewed for accuracy by Dr. Mary D. Klinnert at National Jewish Health on May 2, 2014. HomVEE reserves the right to edit the profile for clarity and consistency.

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