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After the success of the 2018 course, we are now running a further course in 2019. It will be in Birmingham on 28th and 29th March 2019. Please email Vicky.c.moore@heartofengland.nhs.uk to register your interest.

11 CPD points applied for (awarded in previous years)
 
You can pay online for the course at https://www.hospitalcharity.org/shop/product/artp-course-in-occupational-asthma.

Occupational Course Programme: Day 1

 

09.00

 

Registration & Coffee

 

 

09.15

 

Introduction to occupational asthma course

 

VCM

 

09.20

 

What is asthma, what is occupational asthma?

 

GW

 

10.20

 

Case based approach to occupational asthma

 

PSB

11.15

 

Coffee

 

 

11.30

 

Diagnosis: serial peak flows and Oasys practical session

 

PSB/VCM/GW

 

13.00

 

Lunch

 

 

14.00

 

Workplaces, agents and exposures (case-based)

 

PSB

 

14.30

 

Practical: using the asthma hazard program

 

VCM/GW

 

15.00

 

tea

 

 

15.15

 

Diagnosis: challenge testing and immunology

 

VCM/PSB

 

15.30

 

Occupational COPD

 

GW

 

16.00

 

Assessing the workplace, picture quiz

 

PSB

 

16.45

 

questions

 

All

 

17.00

 

Close

 

 

 

 

Occupational Course Programme: Day 2

 

09.00

 

Spirometry: interpretation

 

VCM

 

10.30

 

Surveillance, compensation and litigation (including spirola case)                                                                               

 

ASR

11.15

 

Coffee

 

 

11.30

 

Practical: Spirola

 

VCM/PSB

 

13.00

 

Lunch

 

 

14.00

 

Management of the affected worker

ASR

15.00

 

tea

 

 

15.15

 

Sources of Information

 

ASR

 

16.00

 

Discussion of candidate cases

 

All

 

16.45

 

Course evaluation and summary

 

All

 

17.00

 

Close

 

 

Resources

course booking form

Comments

This looks like a great course. Are there any plans to hold it in 2018? Thanks.
10/2/2017

we are planning to hold this course again in 2018. We hope to get a date sorted within the next month or two. many thanks for your interest.
10/2/2017

Any News regarding the Course in 2018?
12/1/2017

The 2018 course is planned for April 23-24 in Birmingham, UK
12/5/2017

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