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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.

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®


Measures of low lung function and the prediction of incident COPD events and acute coronary events

Nov 10, 2018

Low FEV1 and FEV1/VC and high lung clearance index at baseline show significantly stronger relationships with future COPD events than coronary events. Low VC at baseline is similarly associated with future COPD events and coronary events.


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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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