The American Lung Association COPD Educator Institute is a professional education course for healthcare professionals who work with COPD patients, such as respiratory therapists, internal medicine nurses, pulmonary nurses, pharmacists and care managers. The course includes thorough and practical information healthcare professionals can use in their work with COPD patients while earning continuing education credits. Topics include:
- COPD Diagnosis and Management
- Disease Overview
- Smoking Cessation
- Spirometry/Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome
- Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- Oxygen Therapy
- Patient Activation
- Education and Adherence
- Medications and Delivery Devices
- Reducing COPD Readmissions
- Palliative Care
- Hospice and End of Life Issues
Visit a link below to register for a course near you or call 1-800-LUNGUSA to learn more.
If you don’t see an event that works for your schedule or location, we have more events scheduled over the next 12 months that will be posted soon. If you would like to be informed on programs, events, continuing education opportunities, or future resources, please sign up using the form below and a staff member will be in touch to discuss your needs.
Page last updated: June 17, 2020