Physicians invited to attend 2016 LUNG FORCE Expo in San Diego

January 04, 2016
Area(s) of Interest: Professional Development & Education 

The American Lung Association (ALA) is hosting a special one-day educational event, the LUNG FORCE Expo, on April 22, 2016, in San Diego. The event will bring together patients, caregivers and advocates with leading experts to learn about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and other respiratory issues.

Speakers from a variety of fields will present current medical information on topics that have the most impact on those whose lives are touched by these conditions, as well as provide up-to-date medical information for health care professionals to help support patients.

Held in San Diego at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, this year’s event will feature:

  • Education tracks for frontline health care professionals, as well as for patients and caregivers

  • Free health screenings, inhaler demonstrations, giveaways and other resources

  • Special sessions for caregivers of adults with lung disease and for parents and caretakers of children with asthma

  • Health care professionals can register for $95 through January 15, 2016, or for $125 after that date, with continuing education units to be offered. This event is ideal for respiratory therapists, registered nurses, social workers, advanced practice nurses, asthma educators, medical assistants and other lung health professionals.

    The program is also free for patients and caregivers – encourage your patients, colleagues and friends to attend to learn more about the critical importance of lung health.

    To register, visit www.lungforce.org/expo. For more information, contact Lisa Archibald at (619) 683-7514 or lisa.archibald@lung.org.


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