Award-winning Journalist – with more than 50 years of experience – Ted Koppel kicked off AARC Congress 2019 through his opening keynote message “It’s COPD – Dammit!”
The COPD National Action Plan is the first-ever blueprint for a multi-faceted, unified fight against the disease. Developed at the request of Congress with input from the broad COPD community, it provides a comprehensive framework for action by those affected by the disease and those who care about reducing its burden. Read more…
The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) released their 2017 Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of COPD, Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease report. New in the update: Revised and improved ABCD assessment tool New recommendations concerning ongoing self-management and education programs More stepwise approach to the use of inhaled […]
Did you Know? November is COPD Awareness Month! And the NJSRC is Going Orange! November marks the time for organizations and communities to increase the overall awareness of COPD. Learn more – including event ideas and community outreach toolkits from the AARC, COPD Foundation and National Institute of Health. Learn More.
Exciting news came out of Trenton Monday, November 9, as Governor Christie signed a law establishing a COPD Task Force. Included in the task force is a respiratory therapist. The NJSRC has submitted two names that will bring experience and knowledge of what therapists are doing nationally with managing COPD. The Task Force is to […]