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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.

Role and Impact of Chronic Cough in Individuals with Asthma From the General Population

Jul 19, 2019

Chronic cough in individuals with asthma is associated with a more severe disease phenotype in terms of worse respiratory symptoms, greater health care utilizations, lower lung function, and higher levels of systemic inflammatory biomarkers in blood.

Management of Cough

Jul 19, 2019

The assessment and management of cough requires a systematic approach based around cough duration and likely causes. New concepts regarding chronic and subacute cough have reframed this clinical problem as a 2-component process, involving a cough trigger or stimulus, and coexisting cough hypersensitivity. 

What Is Chronic Cough? Terminology

Jul 19, 2019

Current terminology has led to a degree of confusion and with the emergence of the new clinical and mechanisitic concept associated with cough, there is a need for some clarity in the nomenclature used to describe this condition.

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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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