Continuing Medical Education

The American Lung Association offers a variety of Continuing Medical Education opportunities throughout the year for physicians and other medical professionals.

These continuing medical education opportunities 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 opportunities 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).

Cost-Free Continuing Medical Education Opportunities

The American Lung Association, in collaboration with Paradigm Medical Communications LLC, is pleased to offer CME-certified activities to healthcare professionals. Participation is free and registration is required.  

Getting to Control: Personalized Care to Address Health Inequities in the Diagnosis of Uncontrolled Severe Asthma and Treatment With Add-on Maintenance Biologic Therapy

This initiative comprises of a primetime enduring webinar, an interactive infographic, and a reinforcing case consult. Learn more on this course here. 

Hope for NSCLC: The HOPE Learning Center

This initiative includes a variety of CME activities to educate healthcare professionals. Explore topics like our new activity – Emerging Evidence on Antibody-Drug Conjugates in Advanced NSCLC: Focus on TROP2.This course is offered virtually.

Learn more about this course here.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • This on-demand activity will review practice-changing data on the efficacy and safety of new and emerging treatment strategies with checkpoint inhibitors. The panel of medical experts discuss recent therapy approvals, selection of patients based on PD-L and mutational status, minimizing immune-related adverse events and improving patient quality of life. Get the latest medical science and earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Provided in collaboration with PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

Page last updated: March 4, 2024

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