Ask the Experts Monthly Wednesday Afternoon Webinars

Our 12-part monthly webinar series is designed to help those living with COPD optimize quality of life, covering education components key to effective self-management of your COPD and/or asthma.  

Upcoming Webinar:   Being Lung Healthy: Forest Fire Season

When: Wednesday Afternoon May 18, 2022 | 2:00 to 3:00pm

Guest Expert: Dr. Prabjit Barn, Environmental Health Expert

Register: Click here to register and learn more. 


Developed and hosted by experienced Respiratory Therapists & Educators Alexa McMillan and Lindsay Wetterstrand, the monthly series will feature guest experts on a range of topics. Webinar format: Each webinar is one-hour in length and follows this format: 2:00 Welcome, 2:10 Short presentation re Featured Topic and 2:30 Q&A Session.

Click Here to watch recordings of recent Living with COPD & Asthma Webinars: 

April 20, 2022 | Understanding Your COPD and Asthma (Watch this Webinar)

May 18, 2022 | Being Lung Healthy: Forest Fire Season (Register)

June 22, 2022 |  Exercise Your Lungs! Physio & Breathing Exercises (Register)

July 20, 2022 | Getting out the Goop: Bronchial Hygiene (Register)

August 31, 2022 | Pulmonary Function Testing: Making Sense of Your Numbers (Register)

September 21, 2022 | Action Planning: Getting to Know Your Baseline (Register)

October 19, 2022 | Being Lung Healthy: Cold & Flu Season (Register)

November 23, 2022 | Nutrition: Eating for COPD & Asthma (Register)

December 14, 2022 | Respiratory Medications: Meds and More! (Register)

January 18, 2023 | Managing Stress & Anxiety (Register)

February 22, 2023| Advanced Care Planning RT (Register)

March 22, 2023| Home Oxygen Access and Services (Register)


Alexa McMillan has worked in numerous RT roles at Royal Inland Hospital including acute care therapist, community therapist and clinical resource educator.  Recently, she transitioned into the role of Assistant Professional Practice Lead in the Respiratory Therapy Department, researching and implementing the newest evidence-based therapies. Outside of work Alexa loves to spend time with family and dog Jaco – often in the mountains or travelling abroad.

Lindsay Wetterstrand has been working at Royal Inland Hospital as Clinical Site Coordinator for Clinical RT students doing their practicums.  In addition, she is an instructor for the RT Program at Thomson Rivers University, BC’s RT training ground central!  Lindsay takes immense pride in educating future RTs and is currently completing her Master of Education. When not working or learning, Lindsay enjoys time with loved ones, including of course, her family and pets.

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