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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.

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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.

A Pilot Study of the Effect of an Educational Web Application on Asthma Control and Medication Adherence

May 15, 2019

An Asthma Adherence Pathway application, which is an Internet application that combines patient and clinician education strategies to promote adherence to asthma therapy, was effective in promoting adherence and helped to improve asthma control


Sputum Microbiome Is Associated with 1-Year Mortality after COPD Hospitalizations

May 15, 2019

The microbiome profile of sputum in AECOPD is associated with 1-year mortality and may be used to identify subjects with a poor prognosis at the time of hospitalization.


COPD Biomarkers and Their Interpretation

May 15, 2019

The pathology and impact of COPD results from an abnormal inflammatory process resulting in tissue damage with ineffective repair in response to toxic inhalants (especially cigarette smoke). Identification of mechanisms provides the opportunity to develop new therapies and a personalized approach to management


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Over 3000+ more articles available in the Professional Education Portal. Track your CE time with the provided logbook.

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