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Professional Education Portal
The Lung Association 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.
COPD and Breathlessness in Older Workers Predict Economic Inactivity
Nov 15, 2019
Airway obstruction and breathlessness are independently associated with premature loss from the workforce in older workers; these observations provide strong support to the available cross-sectional evidence and suggest that interventions to help those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who wish to remain in work need to be tested.
Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease and Pediatric Pulmonary Fibrosis
Nov 15, 2019
This review focuses on progressive childhood interstitial lung disease disorders and on the urgent need for meaningful objective outcome measures to define, detect, and monitor fibrosis in children.
Behavioural interventions targeting physical activity improve psychocognitive outcomes in COPD
Nov 13, 2019
Behavioural modification adjunct to bronchodilator therapy and exercise training to increase exercise capacity and physical activity can also be beneficial for improving anxiety, cognitive function and depression in patients with COPD