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Professional Education Portal
Lung Sask in collaboration with RESPTREC® offers the Professional Education Portal as a method for respiratory educators and health care providers to enhance their professional learning with continuing education opportunities.
Read articles and watch video presentations on the most recent research, position papers and guidelines. Track your CE hours with the provided logbook.
Download or order branded resources for your workplace:
- Asthma Medications Brochure
- COPD Medications Brochure
- Delivery Device Instructions
- Delivery Device Mastery Sheets
- Inhaler Device Demonstration Videos
Recent News & Articles
For your convenience the Professional Education Portal & RESPTREC® provide links to research articles, announcements, studies and other news updates which are posted daily onto the website.
Reading these articles can be used towards recertification and continuing education.
Demographics, Treatment Patterns, and Morbidity in Patients with Demographics, Treatment Patterns, and Morbidity in Patients with Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction
Jan 27, 2022
Individuals with exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, either with or without asthma, demonstrate considerable morbidity. New treatment paradigms may be needed to optimize outcomes for both patient groups.
Septal deviation could be associated with the development of bronchial asthma
Jan 19, 2022
In this nationwide observational study, the incidence of asthma was higher in the septal deviation group compared with the matched controls. Moreover, septoplasty was associated with a lower incidence of asthma, suggesting that septal deviation is one of the treatable traits in patients with asthma.
Persistent Exertional Intolerance After COVID-19
Jan 14, 2022
Patients who have recovered from COVID-19 without cardiopulmonary disease demonstrate a marked reduction in peak VO2 from a peripheral rather than a central cardiac limit, along with an exaggerated hyperventilatory response during exercise.