US COPD Coalition

Year: 2020

Sep
8

Stay Safe Over the Holidays

With the holiday season approaching, many people will be traveling or attending gatherings with friends and family. Travel increases your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. If you must travel, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has tips on ways to … Read more

Aug
24

Improve health and well-being for all with Healthy People 2030

Since 1980, the Healthy People initiative has set goals and measurable objectives to improve health and well-being in the United States. The initiative’s fifth edition, Healthy People 2030, builds on knowledge gained over the past 4 decades to address current and emerging public health priorities and challenges. An interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts developed … Read more

Aug
10

Attention COPD Patients: Opportunity to help with the creation of Home Pulmonary Rehabilitation Resources

Respiratory Health Association, a lung health non-profit based in Chicago, is working on the development of pulmonary rehabilitation resources that can be used at home. As a part of the development process, we want to survey patients living with COPD to understand your experience with pulmonary rehabilitation, any barriers you have experienced with access to … Read more

Aug
8

COVID-19: What’s Next – Preparing for the Second Wave

Join colleagues worldwide for the COVID-19: What’s Next virtual event Sept. 11-12. In collaboration with the Society of Critical Care Medicine, this conference features the newest research findings, updates, and resources. Anthony S. Fauci, MD, will deliver the plenary lecture. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, experts predict a second wave of infection. Ensure that you are equipped with the latest information … Read more

Aug
8

The Intersection of Behavioral Health and Nicotine Addiction: The Respiratory Therapist’s Role

Respiratory therapists (RTs) have the privilege of serving populations of all ages that are directly and indirectly impacted by nicotine addiction. Due to our position, RTs can be and should be armed with the information to assist people interested in nicotine cessation regardless of the reason they are receiving care. It is a myth that … Read more