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June 2018

CME Webinar: ‘Bringing Spirometry Interpretation to Life: real world cases’

June 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free

Venue: N/A Registration fee: free Booking link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_o09HXtZGTi-wzzWw1EkmKg; you will then receive information about how to join the webinar. Description: Presented by Dr Joanna Szram, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital .  The webinar will use real-life clinical cases to demonstrate: how to interpret spirometry traces within a clinical context the importance of considering pre-test probability and disease prevalence in diagnosis the value of past results and relevance of “normal” values By the end of the webinar, attendees will be…

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September 2018

Occupational Lung Disease – Keeping Up to Date

September 20
National Heart and Lung Institute, Guy Scadding Building, Dovehouse Street
London, SW3 6LR
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£175

Registration fee: £175, including lunch and refreshments Booking link: http://www.rbht.nhs.uk/healthprofessionals/education/occupational-lung-disease/ Description: A range of internal and external speakers will present.  External speakers include: Dr Paul Grime, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London: ‘Behind the walls of the Palace of Westminster’, dealing with occupational health in the Houses of Parliament; with a focus on occupational respiratory health Dr James Hull, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust: ‘Respiratory problems in Athletes – An Occupational Lung Disease?’, discussing the high…

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Introductory Medical Statistics (2 day course)

September 27 - September 28
National Heart and Lung Institute, Guy Scadding Building, Dovehouse Street
London, SW3 6LR
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Venue: National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 Registration fees: tbc Webpage: http://www.lungsatwork.org.uk/courses/introductory-medical-statistics-two-day-course-5 Description: Registration to open in due course.  Designed to those who use statistics in their work or research to statistical concepts including: epidemiological study design; identifying and describing different data types; selection of appropriate statistical tests (two and three group scenarios); calculation of sample size for basic study designs; understanding the principles behind various forms of regression analysis, including survival analysis

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November 2018

Lung Function Testing in the Workplace – Introductory Level

November 7
£175

Venue: either the Royal Brompton Hospital, Fulham Road, London SW3 OR National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 nearby – tbc Registration fee: £175, including lunch and refreshments Booking link: none; please enquire directly to Magda Wheatley on [email protected] Description: For those embarking on spirometry in the workplace, this course covers: an introduction to respiratory physiology; (hands on) practicalities of spirometry; simple interpretation of results; discussion of respiratory surveillance in the workplace for short- and long-latency respiratory diseases;…

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Practical Management of Breathlessness

November 9
Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road
Cambridge, CB2 9NL
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£100

The Cambridge Breathlessness Intervention Service is holding a one day meeting on Friday 9th November 2018. For more information and the programme, please click here.

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Lung Function Testing in the Workplace – Intermediate Level

November 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue: either the Royal Brompton Hospital, Fulham Road, London SW3 OR National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 nearby – tbc Registration fee: £175, including lunch and refreshments Booking link:  http://www.rbht.nhs.uk/healthprofessionals/education/lung-function-testing-in-the-workplace-intermediate-level Description: The day includes discussion of optimal spirometry in the workplace: interpretation, abnormalities, longitudinal changes, individual variation and role in health surveillance; use in pre-placement screening/fitness to work; its use and utility.  This is not a practical spirometry course; a working knowledge of practical spirometry is assumed.

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