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Category Archives: Respiratory Therapy News

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Asthma and Allergies The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has declared May as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. While the August-to-October ragweed season gets more attention, early-season and midsummer pollens can be every bit as devastating and sometimes more so for those who are sensitive to them. During the next 3 months beginning […]

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COPD in the World Today (Webinars)

What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is not considered as one single disease but rather an umbrella term used to describe multiple chronic lung diseases. The more familiar terms of chronic bronchitis and emphysema are generally less used, and are now included within the broader COPD diagnosis. “With COPD, your lungs do not […]

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Continuing Education Options for Sleep & Respiratory Medicine

Happy New Year from SleepEdu.org! With the arrival of the new year, each department manager or director usually takes time to review annual budgets, department efficiency, processes, schedules and time management, as well as their team’s success and performance. For those in the medical industry, continuing education is a necessary and essential aspect of your […]

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Sexual Harassment in the Medical Community

#MeToo Creates a Movement in 2017 “A recent study found that more than half of all American women—54% have experienced “unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances” at some point in their lives. 30% experienced it from male colleagues; 25% from men who could sway their careers.” – ABC News-Washington Post poll You cannot read the news on […]

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November is COPD Awareness Month

November is National COPD Awareness Month – Learn More, Breath Better “November is National COPD Awareness Month. Sponsored by the US COPD Coalition, the observance is a time for organizations and communities across the country to increase the overall awareness of COPD. COPD Learn More Breathe Better®, the title of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s […]

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October is ADHD Awarness Month: ADHD & Sleep Disorders

Knowing is Better – ADHD Awareness Month ADHD Awareness Month is celebrated every October, with events and activities happening across the country and around the world. Attention-deficit–hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood psychiatric disorders, estimated to affect 5–10% of school-aged children worldwide. “Knowing is Better” as the Attention Deficit Disorder Association […]

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Featured Courses of the Month: New Course!

SleepEdu.org is continually working hard to improve your online education experience with well-crafted courses that offers beneficial and needed instruction to improve your patient care. This month, we have added a NEW course … “Non-Invasive Ventilation“, which we are excited to offer. And we are also featuring this month one of our most popular course, […]

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“Back to School” Special AARC Approved Course Package

Don’t Procrastinate when it comes to your Continuing Education Credits “Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.” – Thomas Jefferson As Fall approaches, this is the time of the year for young ones, from preschooler to college students, to return to serious learning when the Fall semester begins in late August or […]

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How to Get the Most out of your Online Education

Continuing Education is a requirement for Sleep Technicians and Respiratory Therapists, as well as other medical staff, with an average of 20 to 30 hours every two years of continuing education credits to maintain their license and accreditation.  Many view these continuing education courses, whether online or in person as a necessary evil, but did […]

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Managing Your Time Effectively (Online Course)

Statistics about Time Management 43% of Americans categorize themselves as disorganized, and 21% have missed vital work deadlines. Nearly half say disorganization causes them to work late at least 2 or times each week. (Esselte survey, David Lewis) 20% of the average workday is spent on “crucial” and “important” things, while 80% of the average workday is spent […]

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