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ARTP (association for respiratory technology and physiology) course in Occupational Asthma 2016

After the success of the 2015 course, we are now running a further course in 2016. If you're interested, you can download the course booking form via the link below and send it to Timothy Smith. Further information can be obtained from Vicky Moore (email address on flyer below).



Example Programme:

Programme Day 1


09.00

Registration & Coffee

 

09.15

Introduction to occupational asthma course

VCM

09.20

What is asthma, what is occupational asthma?

PSB

09.50

Diagnosing occupational asthma: current guidelines

PSB

10.20

Case based approach to occupational asthma

PSB

11.15

Coffee

 

11.30

Diagnosis: serial peak flows and Oasys practical session

VCM

13.00

Lunch

 

13.45

Sources of information

PSB

14.15

Workplaces, agents and exposures (case-based)

PSB

14.45

Practical: using the asthma hazard program

VCM

15.15

Diagnosis: challenge testing and immunology

VCM

15.45

Assessing the workplace, picture quiz

PSB

16.30

questions

All

16.45

Close

 


Programme Day 2

09.00

Spirometry: interpretation refresher

VCM

10.00

Surveillance, compensation and litigation                      

ASR

11.00

Coffee

 

11.15

Practical: Spirola

VCM

12.45

Lunch

 

13.30

Management of the affected worker

ASR

14.30

Discussion of own cases

All

16.00

Course evaluation and summary

All

16.15

Close

 

Resources

Course booking form

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