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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.
Calling all SK Researchers - SHRF Collaborative Innovation Development Grant
Aug 20, 2019
The application deadline is quickly approaching for the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF)'s Collaborative Innovation Development Grant. This grant fosters creativity, novelty and innovation in collaborative research, strengthening future funding applications by providing seed funding for ideas that are supported by a sound rationale and feasible plan, but not…
Taking Pirfenidone To Manage IPF May Not Increase Risk Of Heart Problems
Aug 19, 2019
CV risk factors and comorbidities and use of concomitant CV medications are common in patients with IPF. Pirfenidone did not appear to increase the risk of CV or bleeding events. Use of several concomitant CV medications, including warfarin, did not appear to adversely impact pirfenidone’s beneficial effect on…
Effects of health literacy and cognitive abilities on COPD self-management behaviors
Aug 19, 2019
COPD patients with limited health literacy and deficits in fluid cognitive abilities have lower rates of adherence and poorer inhaler technique than individuals with adequate health literacy and greater fluid cognitive abilities