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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.
Smoke-induced Pneumonia Susceptibility
Nov 16, 2018
Pneumonia impacts more individuals than HIV, cancer and diabetes. As many as one in three pneumonia cases has been attributed to smoking, which represents pneumonia’s most significant modifiable risk factor
Stridor in children
Nov 10, 2018
Several conditions that manifest as stridor can mimic asthma. When there is an initial failure in therapy, other diagnoses should be considered. The absence of witnessed choking does not exclude an inhaled/ingested foreign body.
Evaluation of the preference, satisfaction and correct use of Breezhaler® and Respimat® inhalers in patients with COPD
Nov 10, 2018
According to the Feeling of Satisfaction with Inhaler Questionnaire, patients were more satisfied using Breezhaler® than Respimat® and 57.1% preferred using Breezhaler® while 30.1% preferred Respimat®