Patient Education

The goal of educating the patient and family at National Jewish Health is to improve patient health outcomes by promoting recovery, speeding return to function, promoting healthy behavior and appropriately involving the patient and family in their care and care decisions.

Education methods include:

Cystic Fibrosis (CF): Online Patient Education Program

Transitioning to Adult Care in Cystic Fibrosis: Managing Real World Transition Strategies from Adolescence to Adulthood in Cystic Fibrosis.

Learn how to successfully transition from pediatric CF care to adult CF care. Click the link above to go to the ProPatient webpage, then click the Get Started button. Choose the “Transitioning to Adult Care in Cystic Fibrosis” option. You will be prompted to continue as a guest or to register. By creating an account you will be able to track your progress and make notes in the program.

This online program is a collaboration of ProPatient, an innovator for patient-focused, online educational platforms, and National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the country and home to the largest adult cystic fibrosis center in the United States.

Lung Line®: Ask an Expert

Lung Line is a free service. Registered nurses are available to answer questions about respiratory, allergic and immune diseases.

1.877.CALL.NJH (877.225.5654)
Submit a question online.
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm MST (10:00 am to 6:30 pm EST)


Physician Line

The Physician Line is a toll-free line that gives you direct access to a specialized respiratory nurse who can facilitate your request for a patient referral or consultation. Nurses can also provide you with information about our programs, program outcomes and other departments.

Mon - Fri, 10:00 am to 6:30 pm EST
Physician Consultation Form


Office of Professional Education Earns Award
The Office of Professional Education received the Most Outstanding CME Activity Award at the 2015 Colorado Alliance of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) Annual Meeting. Read about this and other awards here.