Professional Resources

Addressing COPD with medical providers and allied health professionals

COPD Learn More Breathe Better® Campaign

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute developed the COPD Learn More Breathe Better® Campaign to raise awareness of COPD to increase proper diagnosis and treatment of the disease. View resources for health care providers on their website.

Chicago Respiratory Society Scientific Lecture Series

Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago, in conjunction with the Chicago Respiratory Society, offers medical education programs throughout the year through the Chicago Respiratory Society Scientific Lecture Series. Topics and schedules vary from year to year. For a listing of scheduled lectures and membership information, click here.

NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Course

Each year, Respiratory Health Association partners with the University of Illinois at Chicago Great Lakes Centers to offer the NIOSH-approved Spirometry Course. This two-day course is designed to teach participants the proper techniques for obtaining valid spirometric values. For information about the course and registration information, click here.