Other Respiratory Courses

If you wish to advertise your respiratory event here, please send the title, date, location, and a website address for enquirers to contact for further information to bts@brit-thoracic.org.uk

Please note that BTS will advertise events organised by relevant world-wide professional societies, UK lung charities and relevant UK educational and healthcare establishments only. We are unable to promote commercially organised and sponsored events.   

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ARTP - Respiratory Muscle 2018111616 Nov 2018 Bristol

Target Audience: Qualified Respiratory Clinical Physiologists, doctors in training, Respiratory Physiotherapists and Respiratory Nurse Specialists. It may also be suitable for trainee respiratory Clinical Physiologists who have completed ARTP Part 1 and are working towards their ARTP Part 2 qualification.

This course aims to review respiratory muscle function in health and disease, describe the available techniques for examining respiratory muscle function, discuss the selection of clinically appropriate assessment techniques and demonstrate their practical application.

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ARTP - Practical Blood Gas Sampling 2018111414 Nov 2018 Birmingham

Target audience: Qualified healthcare professionals wishing to become practically competent in blood gas sampling.

The aim of the course is to provide healthcare professionals with the underpinning knowledge and practical skills to develop competence in arterial and arterialised capillary blood gas sampling.

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Advanced Bronchoscopy Simulation Course 2018110909 Nov 2018 Hull

This course is facilitated by Dr Jack Kastelik, Consultant in Respiratory and GIM and Professor Mahmoud Loubani, Honorary Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery/Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon.

This is a one day course and is suitable for Respiratory, Cardio thoracic, Anaesthetist and Acute trainees.  It is a mixture of theory and hands on training to understand how to perform a rigid and flexible bronchoscopy, EBUS , complications, indications, alternatives and pathology recognition.  This includes 1:1 training with an experience Consultant on high and low fidelity simulators.  The course cost is £300 per trainee.

To apply please contact eyse.queries@hey.nhs.uk

Chest drain course 2018102323 Oct 2018 Kettering

Course organised by Dr Nasir Siddique and colleagues. This is a one day course aimed all grades. It covers safety issues, pre-procedural assessments, role of radiology in insertion of chest drains safely and how to deal with complications. Video demonstrations will be given before hands on experience workshops on state of the art mannequins. These will be in the form of small groups. Please contact nasirsiddique@nhs.net  for more details. Places are limited and early registration is advised. This course has 6 CPD points from Royal college of Physicians.

XIX Italian National Congress on Respiratory Medicine 2018101313–15 Oct 2018 Venice

The XIX Italian National Congress on Respiratory Medicine will be held in Venice, on October 13-15 2018, in parallel with the The International Conference on Respiratory Medicine.

The International Conference will be entirely in English and will be attended by nationally and internationally renowned Opinion Leaders, discussing the most important hot topics of Respiratory Medicine and stimulating a wide-ranging debate with an international audience. 

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ARTP - Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing and Interpretation 2018100808–10 Oct 2018 Bristol

Target Audience: Clinical Physiologists/Clinical Scientists and other healthcare professionals leading/assisting and/or interpreting a cardio-pulmonary exercising testing service. Consultant and Speciality Registrar medical professionals in Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology, Anaesthetics, Surgery.

The aim of the course is to provide the theoretical background, principles of testing and interpretative strategies for attendees to learn the skills required to provide a quality assured full cardio-pulmonary exercise testing service.

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Chest Drain Course 2018100404 Oct 2018 London

This is a one-day course aimed at all grades. It covers safety issues, pre-procedural assessments, role of radiology in insertion of chest drains safely and how to deal with complications. Video demonstrations will be given before hands on experience workshops on state of the art mannequins. These will be in the form of small groups. Please contact Holly.Lyons@rcem.ac.uk for more details. This course is open to all doctors in Medicine, Surgery, Anaesthetics, ICU and A/E.

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Manchester Interstitial Lung Diseases Meeting 2018 2018100303–04 Oct 2018 Manchester

This 2-day meeting is primarily aimed at consultant physicians and trainees in Respiratory Medicine, Radiology and Pathology. The programme aims to provide an interesting review of the diagnosis and management of interstitial lung diseases from clinical, radiologic and pathological perspectives. This year’s content will complement the 2017 meeting with new topics added based on feedback we received from the last meeting. We welcome an excellent selection of expert international and national speakers who will deliver a series of both spoken presentations and interactive multidisciplinary sessions.

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ARTP Masterclass Course 2018100101–02 Oct 2018 Birmingham

Target Audience: PTP graduates, STP direct entry students, Respiratory physiologists and assistants working at Bands 3-5 level 

This course is aimed at A4C Bands 3-5 level staff as a stand alone assessment of professional competence. The course is designed to support the ARTP Practitioner and Associate professional examinations providing the candidate with all the underpinning knowledge required for these examinations.

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PCRS-UK Annual Conference 2018092828–29 Sep 2018 Telford, Shropshire

The 2018 Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS-UK) annual conference ‘Building confidence in a changing world’ is being held 28-29 September, at the Telford International Centre. The programme, designed for all healthcare professionals who provide respiratory care, comprises: keynote plenary presentations, clinical updates, practical skills workshops, service development sessions, best practice abstracts and scientific research presentations.

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ARTP - Basic Sleep Course 2018092525 Sep 2018 Birmingham

Aimed at band 3-6 staff that may be part of an existing sleep apnoea service, or band 6 and above who wish to start a new service and want to cover all the basics.

This one day course will focus on the theory and practical aspects of sleep breathing disorders and will cover the physiology and pathophysiology of sleep breathing disorders, related diagnostics and their treatments.

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Edinburgh Thoracic CT Course 2018091717–18 Sep 2018 Edinburgh

The course is designed to help you develop a systematic method of reviewing thoracic CT scans, and includes a combination of lectures and hands-on CT scan review on work stations with chest radiology experts. It is especially geared towards clinicians and trainees who are looking for a deeper understanding of CT scanning of thoracic disease but is also appropriate for radiology trainees and non-chest radiology consultants.

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Medicine24 2018091313–14 Sep 2018 Glasgow

Medicine24 is a two day event which will provide an update on general internal medicine, focusing on the optimal management of conditions within the first 24 hours of admission.

The 2018 conference will also introduce a new ‘masterclass’ session. This series of workshops offers a more interactive experience, learning directly from the experts.

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9th Critical Care London Meeting 2018090606–07 Sep 2018 London

Critical Care London is a multidisciplinary meeting where leading UK and international speakers will present the state of the art in Critical Care.

The quality of topics and speakers makes this event a must for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals working in Critical Care, Anaesthesia and Emergency Medicine.

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Glenfield Thoracic Ultrasound Course 2018 2018071010 Jul 2018 Leicester

2 Workshops with hands-on practice organised by Dr RK Panchal and Dr G Tsaknis.

Registration / Enquiries: Laura.Dixon@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Glenfield Chest Drain Course 2018 2018070909 Jul 2018 Leicester

This one day course is aimed at all doctors who encounter chest drains. The course covers theoretical knowledge with practical application. We review guidelines, discuss when to insert a chest drain, risk assessments, the role for radiology, managing drains after their insertion and their possible complications. There are practical small group hands-on workshops for both medical and surgical chest drains. Organised by Dr RK Panchal and Dr R Verma. Enquiries: laura.dixon@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Introduction to Immunology 2018070909–10 Jul 2018 Warwick

A two day course for those seeking a grounding in immunology. The course will be informal but intensive with limited numbers and a high level of staffing to encourage interaction, questions and discussion.

Suitable for personnel from the pharmaceutical industry, the medical community and academic scientists.  Prior knowledge of immunology is not necessary although a scientific background is essential.

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Clinical Exercise Testing and Interpretation 2018070505–06 Jul 2018 Cambridge

Doctors, Scientists, Physiologists and Technicians interested in exercise testing are invited to register for this symposium.

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New Technologies in Thoracic Oncology Conference 2018 2018062525 Jun 2018 London

This conference is open to GPs, chest physicians, thoracic oncologists, and thoracic surgeons and allied health professionals who care for patients with thoracic oncologic diseases including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and thymic malignancies.

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Innovation in Medicine 2018: RCP annual conference 2018062525–26 Jun 2018 London

Join the UK’s most senior physicians at the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) landmark annual conference celebrating 500 years of medical innovation.

Innovation in Medicine 2018 is a truly exceptional event, representing the breadth of pioneering medicine. We have united leading global speakers from each field, advocated by each medical specialty.

Clinical session will focus on new developments and innovations in each field, concentrating on future good practice and, importantly, addressing the areas we need to improve on.

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