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November 2016

Tobacco Cessation Event

November 15, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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    American Lung Association Hosted Events   Become a Freedom From Smoking® Facilitator Smoking Cessation Training Program Learn how to help someone quit smoking! Using a scientific, behavior-based methodology, the Freedom From Smoking® (FFS) program is based on the latest addiction and behavior change models and addresses the difficulties of quitting smoking. Training Date Tuesday, November 15, 2016 *   Location: Chicago: 55 W Wacker Dr #800, Chicago, IL 60601 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Cost: 125.00 *Training offered at a…

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December 2016

Registration Open for December 2nd CTQ Leader Training

December 2, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Respiratory Health Association will host a Courage To Quit® Leader Training on Friday, December 2nd from 8:30am – 3:30pm. Additional details can be found in the attached flyer and on our website.  Please note that the deadline to register is November 28th. Space is limited. Register and secure your spot today! Courage to Quit® is an adult smoking cessation program that is consistent with evidence-based smoking treatments and can be delivered in multiple settings. This training is designed for health educators, community health workers,…

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January 2017

Components of a Winning Program: Health Plans’ Perspectives on EPA’s National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Upcoming Webinar! Register Today! Components of a Winning Program: Health Plans’ Perspectives on EPA’s National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management January 18, 2017 at 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST Learn from previous winners how winning EPA’s National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management can benefit your health plan! This webinar will discuss the application process and provide insight on what it takes to win the award and how receiving this recognition can enhance your program. This webinar is hosted by the…

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Asthma Educator Institute

January 25 - January 26
American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Asthma Educator Institute January 25 & 26, 2017 American Lung Association in Greater Chicago 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 800  |  Chicago, IL The Asthma Educator Institute is a two-day course to teach healthcare professionals how to help asthma patients manage their illness. The curriculum covers the content outlined in the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) Candidate Handbook for those taking the Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C) exam and includes case reviews, hands-on skills demonstration and practice. The following healthcare providers are…

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“Reflecting on a Decade of Growth” Asthma Webinar

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Webinar and Discussion! Reflecting on a Decade of Growth: How IMPACT DC Has Evolved Since Winning the 2006 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management Webinar: Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EST Hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Q&A Session: 3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. EST in the AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org Discussion Forum

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March 2017

Fight For Air Climb

March 5

   MARCH 5, 2017 7 AM (CT) Presidential Towers | Chicago, IL By joining the Fight For Air Climb, you are helping to make a positive impact in the lives of those affected by lung disease. Participants raise funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association while training to climb the stairs of a skyscraper, stadium, or other landmark building. You’ll have the ability to customize your Personal Webpage and share your reason for climbing, send emails to ask others to…

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Registration Open for March 10th CTQ Leader Training

March 10 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Respiratory Health Association, 1440 W Washington Blvd
Chicago, 60607 United States
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Respiratory Health Association will host a Courage To Quit® Leader Training on Friday, March 10th from 8:30am – 3:30pm. Additional details can be found on our website.  Please note that the deadline to register is March 6th. Space is limited. Register and secure your spot today! Courage to Quit® is an adult smoking cessation program that is consistent with evidence-based smoking treatments and can be delivered in multiple settings. This training is designed for health educators, community health workers, social workers, respiratory therapists and…

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April 2017

Indoor Air Quality Training

April 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Indoor Air Quality Training April 11, 2017, 8:30am-3:00pm 55 W. Wacker Dr. | Suite 800 | Chicago, IL 60601 *Registration Fee: $40.00 This training will provide healthcare professionals, public health practitioners, and community health workers with a thorough overview of how air inside homes, schools, and workplaces impacts the health and wellbeing of individuals. Those who attend the training will walk away with the appropriate skills to conduct home assessments and develop plans for remediation. Topic Covered Include: Impacts of Indoor…

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Freedom From Smoking (FFS) Facilitator Training

April 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Freedom From Smoking® Facilitator Training By completing the Freedom From Smoking® Facilitator Training program, you are helping to make a positive impact in the lives of those affected by lung disease. Participants will be certified to lead the Freedom From Smoking® group clinic and help tobacco users end their addiction and begin a new, smokefree phase of their lives. There is a $250 fee for this event. Registration is required to attend. Space is limited. Registration deadline is seven days prior to…

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May 2017

Lung Force Expo

May 9
Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center, 100 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 United States
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The American Lung Association in Greater Chicago invites healthcare professionals, emerging scholars, community leaders, and researchers in the lung health field to submit an abstract for poster presentations for the annual 2017 LUNG FORCE Expo on May 9, 2017 in the Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center. Click here for the application. Abstract submission deadline: April 6, 2017 The 2017 LUNG FORCE Expo is coming up and you don’t want to miss this exciting one-day event for patients, caregivers and health professionals. Register now! By…

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