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Education & Support

Breathing problems such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can have a big impact on your lifestyle and your entire family. The Banner Health team is skilled at providing not just treatment, but support that helps you get the most benefit from your treatment and live a full life.

Can I Get Help With My Respiratory Medications & Devices?

Banner Health respiratory therapists are happy to provide hands-on demonstrations to help you use inhaled respiratory medications and other respiratory devices properly. For your convenience, these may be scheduled at the same time you are visiting the lab for screenings.

Are Pulmonary-Related Classes & Support Groups Available?

You can find support with other people who are facing the same issues and questions you are. Check with a facility near you to find out about classes offered. Support services are also available through our pulmonary rehabilitation and pulmonary wellness programs.

Class topics may include:

  • Lung anatomy and physiology
  • Managing breathlessness
  • Lung disease and sleep
  • Breathing retraining
  • Infection prevention
  • Stress management
  • Role of medications
  • Smoking cessation
  • Proper nutrition
  • Home exercise program
  • Energy conservation