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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.
Effect of Bronchodilation, Exercise Training, and Behavior Modification on Symptoms and Physical Activity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oct 15, 2018
Combination bronchodilation, with or without exercise training, did not provide additional increases in objective daily physical activity compared with a self-management behavior-modification program alone but did reduce daily physical activity-related dyspnea and difficulty
Underdiagnosis and Overdiagnosis of Asthma
Oct 15, 2018
This review defines under- and overdiagnosis of asthma and explores the prevalence and burden of under- and overdiagnosis of asthma both in patients and within healthcare systems, and describes potential solutions to prevent under- and overdiagnosis of asthma
Risk of postpartum depression among women with asthma
Oct 12, 2018
After adjusting for several potential confounders, including depression/postpartum depression up to 10 years before pregnancy, women with asthma were 58% more likely to experience postpartum depression within 1 year after delivery than women without asthma during pregnancy