Adult Lung Health Workshops
- Increase public awareness of the risk factors and symptoms of COPD so that earlier diagnosis of symptomatic individuals becomes the norm
- Expand opportunities to increase COPD awareness across the public-private spectrum
Activity DescriptionEmphysema Foundation of America's Adult Lung Health Workshop offers adults and seniors a lung screening capacity test by a Registered Respiratory Therapist and provides lung health and wellness information to encourage healthier lifestyle habits and seek appropriate care earlier.
An ability to identify risk factors and triggers for common lung diseases related to smoking, airborne environments, and indoor toxins.
Greater awareness of COPD risks.
Greater motivation to advocate for quality care services for themselves and their community.
Reduction in ER visits and hospital admission rates due to COPD and Asthma-related symptoms.
Cost and Funding Sources
Impact Analysis76% of participants identify three risk factors for Chronic Lung Disease
54% of participants could identify one way they could promote environmental stewardship in their community
59% of participants expressed interest in joining a COPD support group