COPD Basics

Learn more about COPD by participating in our free online learning module.

The American Lung Association's COPD Basics program is offered as a self-paced online learning module to help people learn more about COPD. The program is ideal for people who have recently been diagnosed with COPD, their families and healthcare professionals such as nurses, physicians, and respiratory therapists.

COPD Basics instructs participants about:

  • COPD risk factors and prevention.
  • How to recognize the symptoms and diagnosis COPD.
  • The latest medications and treatment for the disease.

COPD Basics is divided into two 30-minute parts. COPD Basics also includes comprehensive resources, such as COPD Action Plan and COPD medication device demonstration videos and downloads.

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If you have any questions about registering for the online course, visit Online Learning Course Support to see potential solutions or to request more help. 

Page last updated: April 28, 2023

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