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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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June 2017

June 16 @ 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, June 16th 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 Monday, June 12th. 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,…

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CAC Educational Meeting; Topics of Asthma: Today and Beyond

June 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
University Center, 525 S. State St.
Chicago, IL United States
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 7:30 – 8:00 AM – Registration 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Program University Center; 525 S. State St. Chicago; 2nd Floor Target Audience: This meeting is intended for all asthma and allergy stakeholders including doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, community health educators, public health professionals and all others interested in asthma. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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July 2017

Camp Superkids in Wisconsin

July 1 - July 3

The American Lung Association is offering a 3-day summer camp for kids with asthma called Camp Superkids in Wisconsin. Attached is the flyer and registration form. Key information: Kids with asthma ages 8-14 Medical staff on-site 24-hours July 1-3, 2017at YMCA Camp Minikani (30-min north of Milwaukee, WI) Bus transportation provided for kids from Chicagoland Fees: o   Kids who receive free school lunches = Free! o   Full cost = $250 o   See flyer for other reduced prices based on family income level To register, complete…

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September 2017

Hike for Lung Health

September 17 @ 10:00 am

This year the 2017 Hike for Lung Health will take place on September 17th and you are invited to join our CAC team for a fun filled day for a very worthy cause! Your support will help the Respiratory Health Association and Chicago Asthma Consortium: * Fund Research at major Chicago land area medical institutions for causes, prevention and treatment of lung diseases. * Advocate for legislative and regulatory actions to advance the quality of air we breathe. * Support and…

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November 2017

The Future of Asthma Care: Pediatric Asthma and Practice Transformation

November 14 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Future of Asthma Care: Pediatric Asthma Management and Practice Transformation   Secure your seat today for a transformative conversation about the future of asthma care. Join us at the University Center at 525 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605 on Tuesday, November 14th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm to explore pediatric asthma management and learn more about the role of practice transformation in delivering asthma care

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