The American Lung Association offers a variety of Medical Education Conferences throughout the year for physicians and other medical professionals. These conferences feature leading experts in lung health and respiratory care, providing state of the art education and trends in diagnosis and treatment of patients with lung disease. The conferences below range from general pulmonary to concentration on specialized subjects such as asthma and COPD, and all provide Continuing Education Credits (CME) in adherence to the guidelines set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

  • Asthma Educator Institute

    This is a professional development course providing education on asthma guidelines-based care for patients and their families, and provides the knowledge you need to sit for the National Asthma Educator Certification Board exam. This course includes continuing education credits and is offered virtually.

  • COPD Educator Course
    This course builds knowledge and skills of health care professionals to treat and manage COPD. This course includes continuing education credits and is offered virtually.
  • Implementation and Interpretation of Spirometry
    The Implementation and Interpretation of Spirometry in the Primary Care Practice training course is designed especially for healthcare professionals who have the responsibility to administer the spirometry test and primary care providers who interpret the results to diagnose and treat lung disease.

  • Pulmonary WinterCourse/Tri-State Case Conference
    The Pulmonary WinterCourse Conference is a continuing medical education conference that features the latest developments and techniques in the diagnosis and management of adults and children with lung disease.

  • Washington Thoracic Society Chest Disease Conference and Winter Lung Day
    The Washington Thoracic Society Chest Disease Conference and Winter Lung Day is designed to cover a broad spectrum of clinical pulmonary and critical care topics geared toward physicians and allied health professionals in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, thoracic surgery, allergy, infectious disease, family practice and internal medicine. Both live and virtual participation is offered.

Page last updated: August 23, 2022

Asthma Educator Institute
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COPD Educator Course
, | Oct 06, 2022