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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.
Risk factors for fixed airflow obstruction in children and adolescents with asthma
Feb 19, 2020
Frequent exacerbations and asthma severity are the risk factors for fixed airflow obstruction in children and adolescents with asthma.
Initial presentation of lung cancer in the emergency department: a descriptive analysis
Feb 18, 2020
The emergency department is a common route of presentation for lung cancer and is associated with advanced stage at diagnosis and reduced survival time. Strategies are needed to encourage pre-emergent diagnosis and to ensure that emergency providers are supported in the initial care of patients with lung cancer.
Canadians living with HIV diagnosed with COPD 12 years younger than HIV-negative people
Feb 18, 2020
People with HIV had higher rates of incident COPD than HIV-negative people. This may reflect the disproportionately higher prevalence of smoking among the former.